See what’s happening at the Zoo today, March 28, 2017!
We are expecting large crowds this week, so please arrive before 11am or after 3pm to avoid most traffic congestion and delays.
Buy your tickets online to skip the ticket lines!



*Early Entry for Members and Zoo Adventure Ticket holders begins at 9AM.

Click here for Hours & Directions

  • BB&T Express Train will be open today from 10am-5pm.
  • Conservation Carousel and 4-D Special F-X Theater will be open from 10am-3pm.

Food location hours & animal appearances vary by season. Ask us when you arrive for details on how to make the most of your visit!

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The Cincinnati Zoo is located at 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45220. The main parking lot & entrance is on Vine Street. Click here for a parking map.

Did you know?

The Zoo has FREE WIFI! Connect during your visit and share your adventure! Don’t forget to tag us on social media: #cincyzoopic


Animal News

Please note:

Please keep in mind that while you may see Fiona’s parents Henry and BiBi out in this unseasonably warm weather, Fiona is still receiving around the clock care and will not be outside! #TeamFiona

  • Click here for daily animal encounters!
  • Some animals will continue to be off exhibit until it warms up in the Spring.
  • Gorilla World is closed through later this Spring for renovation.
  • Galapagos tortoises are off exhibit until later this Spring.
  • Zebras off exhibit until further notice.
  • Tigers will be out around noon today due to exhibit work.
  • Sea lion will be off exhibit starting around 2pm.

Gift Shops & Food Locations Open Today

Food Locations Open Today:

Opening Time Closing Time
Base Camp Café: 9am 5pm
Savannah Soft Serve: 10am 5pm
Tuskers: 10am 5pm
Funnel Cake Factory: 11am 5pm
Watering Hole: 9am 5pm
Skyline in Vine Village: 10am 5pm
Dip’n’Dots Vine Village: 10am 5pm
LaRosa’s: 10am 5pm
Graeter’s Ice Cream: 10am 5pm
Safari Grill: 10am 5pm
Safari Soft Serve Ice Cream: 10am 5pm
Smokehouse BBQ: 10am 5pm
Outpost 9am 5pm
Dip’n’Dots in Safari Camp: 11am 5pm

Gift Shop Locations Open Today:

Historic Vine Village Gift Shop 9am 5pm
4-D Theater Gift Shop 9:30am 5pm

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