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The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

3400 Vine Street
Avondale, OH 45220


HOURS: Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day: 10am – 6pm, Sept-Nov: 10am – 5pm, Festival of Lights: Nov-Jan: 10am – 9pm
CALL:  (513) 559-7767
EMAIL(susan.ragonesi@cincinnatizoo.org)   |   WEBSITE   |   FACEBOOK


Animals galore, tons of events & plenty of daily activities to keep your brood enthralled. The Cincinnati Zoo is the 2nd oldest zoo in the U.S.! Rated by peer zoological parks as one of the best zoos in the nation, the Cincinnati Zoo continues to set the standard for conservation, education and preservation of wild animals and wild spaces. Over 1.2 million people visit the Zoo annually. The Zoo features more than 500 animal and 3,000 plant species, making it one of the largest Zoo collections in the country.

The Cincinnati Zoo, voted #1 Zoo In The Nation! Your Summer Adventure awaits! Presented by your Cincinnati & NKY Honda Dealers.



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Upcoming Events by This Business

Twilight Tuesdays at the Zoo

Weekly on Tuesday

Enjoy extended hours until 8pm every Tuesday in July for Twilight Tuesdays! Admission is half-price beginning at 5pm. Take your family on a Summer Adventure to the Cincinnati Zoo, Presented by your Cincinnati-Northern...MORE »


Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts Festival at The Zoo [$1 admission]

Wednesday, 7/17

Join us for a day of globally-inspired family fun featuring live music, performances, crafts, and more. Visit the International Village and learn about different cultures, and of course visit all your favorite...MORE »


Red, White & Zoo | With Filmore & Aaron Goodvin

Thursday, 7/25

B-105 presents Red White & Zoo at the Cincinnati Zoo starring recording artists Filmore and Aaron Goodvin. Tickets are just $20 with proceeds to benefit the USO of Central and Southern Ohio....MORE »


Members Morning | Bring Guests Free

Saturday, 7/27

Good morning Zoo! Thank you for being a Cincinnati Zoo member! We designed this event to show our appreciation for your support. Join us for an exclusive Members-Only morning on...MORE »


FC Cincinnati Day at the Zoo [Wings of Wonder Amphitheater]

Sunday, 8/11

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Cincinnati’s professional soccer team, FC Cincinnati, are partnered up to host a fun-filled FC Cincinnati Day at the Zoo on Sunday, August 11. Visitors are...MORE »


1/2 Price Admission Zoo Visitor Appreciation Days

Saturday, 8/17

Click WEBSITE above to purchase tickets. Take your family on a Summer Adventure to the Cincinnati Zoo, Presented by your Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers. As a “Thank You” to Hamilton County for their...MORE »


Cheetah Run/Walk & Cubs Fun Run

Sunday, 8/25

Guests of all ages can join the fun during the 3.1 mile run and walk through the beautiful Cincinnati Zoo. The course will feature the Zoo’s unique gardens and exotic animal...MORE »


Monarch Festival at The Zoo

Saturday, 9/21

A fun & education event for the entire family, the Festival will feature activities, displays, hands-on learning, and a Monarch tag & release. It will culminate with a Monarch Parade where children...MORE »



Weekly on Saturday, Sunday

Trick or treat with the animals! HallZOOween happens every Saturday & Sunday in October. You and your family can enjoy: Trick-or-Treat Stations Special Animal Encounters Beauty Shop of Horrors Phil Dalton’s Theater of Illusion Shows at...MORE »