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PNC Festival of Lights Member Preview Night

The Cincinnati Zoo will be shining bright as we’re once again transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 41st annual PNC Festival of Lights!

We’re spreading Christmas cheer and making spirits bright this holiday season with the Tri-state’s longest-running holiday tradition – the 41st Annual PNC Festival of Lights.

The event kicks off with a special member preview night on Thursday, November 16 when more than four million LED lights will illuminate the Zoo. The tree lighting ceremony starts at 6.

Please note:

  • Preview Night is only open to Zoo members.
  • Members can bring the same amount of guests included with their membership level. Members also have the opportunity to purchase up to four (4) half-price tickets in person at the Ticketing Windows or purchase online to save time!

PNC Festival of Lights Info

Light Up The Zoo

Help Santa light the night! Download the free CUE Live app to your mobile phone and help light up the Zoo! This interactive experience syncs your phone’s flashlight to the Zoo’s Wild Lights show on Swan Lake.

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