PNC Festival of Lights

Celebrate the season each winter at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Festival of Lights featuring more than 2.5 million lights, train lights, choreographed light show on Swan Lake, and more.

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Rates

Adults $19 ($17 online), Child/Sr. $13 ($12 online), free under age 2

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Dates and Times

PNC Festival of Lights
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
PNC Festival of Lights
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Wed, Dec 19, 2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
PNC Festival of Lights
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Thu, Dec 20, 2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
PNC Festival of Lights
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
PNC Festival of Lights
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Sat, Dec 22, 2018
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Special Offers

PNC Festival of Lights
PNC Festival of Lights Package

The Cincinnati Zoo's three million twinkling lights, themed areas and seasonal entertainment will brighten up your holidays. Package includes your choice of hotel accommodations. Available through January 1, 2019.

Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
PNC Festival of Lights - Purchase in advance and save!

Purchase tickets in advance to save on admission to PNC Festival of Lights. Discount Ticket Pricing: $10 per ticket if purchased between November 1 - November 16. After November 16, tickets can be purchased in advance for $15.00 per adult and $10.00 per child (ages 2-12 & 62 & up). 

Follow these steps to redeem:

  • Click "Get Offer" link to order
  • Enter the following for Company Code: cheetah
  • Purchase PNC Festival of Lights presale tickets

​Tickets are valid through January 1, 2019. Email email [email protected] with further questions. A standard processing fee of $3.00 will be applied to each order. Regular gate admission is $19 per adult and $13 per child/senior Parking is $10 per vehicle.

About

The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 36th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of more than 2.5 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 p.m., an hour before the rest of the festivities begin.

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