two flamingos side view
Two African Penguins sleeping
two painted dogs greeting each other
Andean Pear playing with enrichment toy
I love you cincinnati zoo


6:15pm – Gates open for arrival. Guests will be parking in the Safari Parking Lot located on Dury Avenue. Maps will be sent with your ticket order email.

6:30pm – 7:15pm – Cocktail Hour! Cash bar, passed appetizers, and animal encounters in the Safari Lodge. Stop by the registration booth to get your table assignment. Don’t forget to snap your selfie with your sweetie in our photo booth!

7:15pm – Dinner buffet opens inside Peacock Pavilion, second cash bar opens in Peacock Pavilion

8:00pm – Introduction to the program by the Cincinnati Zoo Education Team

8:15pm- Champagne toast to start the program.

8:30pm – Program begins

9:00pm – Program ends; bar closes

Immediately following the program, meet more animals close up in Peacock Pavilion!

9:30pm – Event ends.