You Can Meet The Hippos – $5 Donation Per Entry

Posted September 10, 2021

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

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and its official hotel partner, Graduate Cincinnati, have teamed up to offer a Happy Happy Hippos Ultimate Getaway prize package that includes a 2-night stay at the hotel, a $50 gift card to Fiona’s Bar & Grill, and a behind-the-scenes meet and greet (for 5 people) with Fiona, Bibi, and the newest resident of Hippo Cove, Tucker!

“This prize is priceless, and it only costs $5 to be eligible to win!  Whoever wins will be among the first to see Tucker, who just arrived on Monday, in person,” said Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard.  “Fiona is, of course, the main attraction, but the opportunity to see all three 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
  • Five tickets to the world-famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • A Behind the Scenes tour to meet all 3 hippos!
  • An A.D.O.P.T. certificate that includes a photo of our Nile hippos, Bibi, newcomer Tucker and of course Fiona. (certificate makes a great gift!)

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