CINCINNATI, OH (March 22, 2016) – Easter is “Egg-Citing” at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! The Zoo’s annual Easter Celebration event takes place on Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Perfect for children young and old, the Easter Celebration will feature treat stations, children’s activities, popular animal egg hunts and visits by the Easter Bunny. Back by popular demand – “The Hunt for Golden Eggs.” Four Special golden eggs will be hidden around the Zoo for you to discover! Find one and turn it in at the Welcome Center for one of four great prizes!
The animals will not be the only ones participating in Easter fun. Children can also take part in a variety of craft activities, fill their baskets at treat stations throughout the Zoo, and even meet the Easter Bunny!
Animal Enrichment Egg Schedule:
10am Takin Egg Hunt Wildlife Canyon
10am Tiger Egg Hunt Cat Canyon
10am African Lion Egg Hunt Africa
10am Snow Monkey Egg Hunt Monkey Island
10am White Lion Egg Hunt While Lion Exhibit
10:30am Arctic Fox Egg Hunt Lords of the Arctic
10:30am African Painted Dog Egg Hunt Africa
10:30am Warty Pig Egg Hunt Wildlife Canyon
11am Meerkat Egg Hunt Africa
11am Elephant Egg Smash Elephant Reserve
11:30am Bonobo Easter Egg Hunt Jungle Trails
11:30am Polar Bear Treats Lords of the Arctic
11:45am Black Bear Treats Bear Hill
12pm Andean Bear Treats Bear Hill
12:30pm Komodo Dragon Egg Hunt DRAGONS!
12:30pm Crocodile Monitor Egg Hunt DRAGONS!
1pm Otter Egg Hunt Wolf Woods
1:30pm Gorillas Egg Hunt Gorilla World
1:30pm Cougar Egg Hunt Night Hunters
2pm Red Panda Egg Hunt Red Panda Exhibit
2pm Elephant Egg Smash Elephant Reserve
Visitors can also experience the Zoo’s Special FX 4-D Theater. Shows include: Dino Island II: Escape from Dino Island, Extreme Log Ride and Coastal Predators: A 4-D Experience. Wind, bubbles and scent are just a few of the 4-D FX effects that create this amazing experience. The shows begin daily at 9:30 a.m. Show admission is $5 for Non-Zoo Members and $2 for Zoo Members. Tickets are available online.
Easter Celebration is FREE with regular Zoo admission.