Get a Chance to Meet All 4 Hippos

Posted September 1, 2022

A.D.O.P.T Cincinnati Zoo’s Hippos for Only $5 and Get a Chance to Meet All 4 Hippos

Win a 2-night hotel stay and an encounter with Fiona, Bibi, Tucker & FRITZ!

CINCINNATI, OH (September 1, 2022) — Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is excited to offer the Ultimate Hippo Getaway prize package that includes a behind-the-scenes meet and greet (for 5 people) with Fiona, Bibi, Tucker, and baby Fritz! A 2-night stay at the Graduate Hotel, a $50 gift card to Fiona’s Bar & Grill located inside the hotel, and a $500 Visa gift card!

“This prize is priceless, and it only costs $5 to be eligible to win!  The winner will be among the first to see Fritz behind the scenes,” said Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard.  “The opportunity to see all four hippos is pretty special.”

A special $5 hippo A.D.O.P.T. (Animals Depend on People Too) fee buys one entry. A $20 purchase gets you five entries. Funds raised help provide food, housing, toys, and fun enrichment for Zoo animals, so buying multiple A.D.O.P.T.s benefits the hippos and increases your chances of meeting them!  Enter as many times as you like, now through September 30 at 11:59 p.m.

Fiona fans will appreciate the Fiona theme that can be found all over the Graduate Cincinnati, conveniently located two blocks away from the Zoo.  In addition to naming the hotel restaurant after the Queen of the City, her likeness appears in some unexpected places.

The Happy Happy Hippos Ultimate Getaway Grand prize winner receives:

  • Two-night hotel stay at the Zoo’s Official Hotel – the Graduate Cincinnati
  • $50 gift card to Fiona’s Bar & Grill located in the Graduate Hotel
  • $500 Visa gift card
  • Five tickets to the world-famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • A Behind the Scenes tour to meet all 4 hippos!
  • An A.D.O.P.T. certificate that includes a photo of all 4 hippos (certificate makes a great gift!)


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