Discounted Admission Offers

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Military & First Responders  $3 off adults / $2 off child admission. Valid military, fire or police ID is required to obtain discount. Tickets must be purchased in person.

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We offer FREE admission on Memorial Day, July 4th and Veteran’s Day.

All members of the military — active and retired — will receive FREE admission to the Zoo on Memorial Day, July 4 and Veteran’s Day.  The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.

Military personnel who qualify for the free admission ticket and discount offer for family members include active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps with government issued ID.

Thank you for your service!

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Kroger – $2 off adult / $1 off child admission. Purchase discounted tickets in local Kroger stores only. Sign up to support the Cincinnati Zoo through Kroger’s Community Rewards Program.


AAA – Discounts available through local AAA only. This discount is not available at the Cincinnati Zoo ticketing windows.

Group/Corporate Discounts

Group/Corporate Discounts – These discounts are offered online only and can be accessed here.

Reciprocal Membership Discounts

Reciprocal Membership Discounts – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden welcomes members of Zoos and Aquariums across the country! Members of participating institutions may enjoy half-price admission (including admission portion of packages). Offer is valid for anyone on the visiting membership and must be presented in person, at the ticketing window to receive offer. A full list of participating institutions can be found here.

Cirque du Soleil

OVO from Cirque du Soleil will be in Cincinnati from May 11 to 14, 2017 at the U.S. Bank Arena.  As a member of the zoo, enjoy this $10 off offer on selected tickets*. OVO is a headlong rush into a colourful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement.

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* offer is valid on premium and category 1 tickets.

Mother’s Day

Mom’s get in FREE on Mother’s Day! On Sunday, May 14th, celebrate Mother’s Day with the special women in your life and your favorite animal moms! This Mother’s Day is sure to be one to remember. Every mom that comes to the Zoo on Mother’s Day will get in for FREE. Make the moms in your life feel extra special this Mother’s Day at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Father’s Day

All dads get in for FREE on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, at the Cincinnati Zoo. There is plenty of fun for the whole family! Package

Looking for a place to stay in Cincinnati? Check out the Cincinnati Zoo Hotel Package!

Visitors Guide | Places to stay

Zoo Package Details

Pick Your Package

Hotel Stay:

  • 116 hotels to choose from 


Your choice of at least 1 of the following tickets:

  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – General Admission
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – Total Experience Package

Ride and Roar Package

Looking for fun and affordable vacation packages in Ohio? Your search ends here. Warren County offers a wide range of getaway packages that fit travelers of all ages and easy access to Ohio’s Largest Playground and all Cincinnati has to offer.

Ride and Roar Package is perfect for the family who loves fun & thrills! Click here for full details & to purchase!

Ride and Roar Details

Hotel Stay:

  • 16 hotels to choose from


  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – General Admission
  • Kings Island – Single Day Pass