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  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

    Cincinnati , OH

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    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is the 2nd oldest zoo in the country with over 500 animal species and 3,000 plant species. Consistently voted one of the top zoos in the country and voted the #1 family attraction in Cincinnati by Zagat Survey. In June 2013 we opened the largest exhibit – AFRICA! This summer, we opened the next exciting phase of AFRICA by adding Meerkats and Painted Dogs! This spectacular exhibit offers open-air, dramatic views of some of Africa’s most powerful predators – lions and cheetahs. The expanded Giraffe Ridge with covered gazebo allows more access and feeding opportunity with these gentle giants. Visit the “greenest” Zoo in America!

    Hours

    Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Memorial Day - Labor Day 10:00am

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    PNC Festival of Lights | November 18 - January 1

    Ticket info /hours

    Valid for 1 Day Admission to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and the PNC Festival of Lights.

    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is making spirits bright this holiday season with the tri-state's longest running holiday tradition - the 32nd Annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to over two-million LED lights strung throughout the Zoo, guests can also enjoy Madcap puppets in black-light, a NEW Wild Lights Show on Swan Lake, North Polar Express Train rides, strolling entertainment and so much more. The PNC Festival of Lights opens November 18 and glows through January 1, 2018. Open Sunday through Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., and 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturdays. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

    The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a "Wild Wonderland" for the 35th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of 3 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland Express, search for fairies in Fairyland, marvel at the spectacular Wild Lights show on Swan Lake, or snack at one of two S'mores-n-More stands. NEW: Santa will be available for visits starting at 4 pm, an hour before the rest of the festivities begin. (Except on Members Preview Night, Nov. 17th, Santa will be available starting at 6:30pm.)

    Fees for parking, food, merchandise, pay-per-ride attractions, and special concerts and events are not included.

    *Photo taken by Lisa Hezlep.

    Ticket valid Nov 18, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018

    Hours

    Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Memorial Day - Labor Day 10:00am

    Terms & Conditions for PNC Festival of Lights | November 18 - January 1

    This ticket is non-refundable, non-exchangeable, and non-replaceable if lost or stolen. Unauthorized resale of this ticket is prohibited. Fees for parking, food, merchandise, pay-per-ride attractions, and special concerts and events are not included.

    Instructions for fulfillment PNC Festival of Lights | November 18 - January 1

    This is your admission ticket. Please print and present it at any turnstile entrance for one admission to the Cincinnati Zoo.

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 13-61) 18.00 16.00
    Child 2-12/Senior 62+ 13.00 11.00

    General Admission

    Ticket info /hours

    Valid for 1 Day Admission to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

    Fees for parking, food, merchandise, pay-per-ride attractions, and special concerts and events are not included.

    Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2018

    Hours

    Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Memorial Day - Labor Day 10:00am

    Terms & Conditions for General Admission

    This ticket is non-refundable, non-exchangeable, and non-replaceable if lost or stolen. Unauthorized resale of this ticket is prohibited. Fees for parking, food, merchandise, pay-per-ride attractions, and special concerts and events are not included.

    Instructions for fulfillment General Admission

    This is your admission ticket. Please print and present it at any turnstile entrance for one admission to the Cincinnati Zoo.

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 13-61) 18.00 16.00
    Child 2-12/Senior 62+ 13.00 11.00

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