See what’s happening at the Zoo today, May 22, 2017!
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*Early Entry for Members and Zoo Adventure Ticket holders begins at 9AM.

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  • BB&T Express Train will be open today from 9:30am-5pm
  • Conservation Carousel will be open today from 9:30am-3pm.
  • 4-D Special F-X Theater will be open today from 9:30am-3pm.
  • *weather permitting

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.

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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: While our goal is to provide opportunities for our visitors to see all the animals in our care, there are times where an animal may be off view or given access to their indoor space in order for our team to provide the best care possible.

Please keep in mind that while you may see Fiona’s parents Henry and BiBi, Fiona is still receiving around the clock care and will not be on view! #TeamFiona

  • Click here for daily animal encounters!
  • Gorilla World is closed until June for renovation.
  • Galapagos tortoises will not be on view until later this Spring.
  • Tiger cubs have moved from the nursery to the ocelot habitat, located in Night Hunters.
  • Mom and baby okapi will be in the outdoor habitat from 9am – 1pm, weather permitting.

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: CLOSED CLOSED
Watering Hole: 9am 5pm
Skyline in Vine Village: CLOSED CLOSED
Dip’n’Dots Vine Village: CLOSED CLOSED
LaRosa’s: 10am 5pm
Graeter’s Ice Cream: 10am 5pm
Safari Grill: 10am 5pm
Safari Soft Serve Ice Cream: 10am 5pm
Outpost 10am 5pm
Dip’n’Dots in Safari Camp: CLOSED CLOSED

Gift Shop Locations Open Today*:

Historic Vine Village Gift Shop 9am 5pm
4-D Theater Gift Shop 9:30am 3pm

*Weather and attendance dependent 

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