PNC Festival of Lights

Welcome to PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo. Zoo admission varies.

  • When: Late November – January 1 (closed Christmas eve and day)
  • Location: (Map It) Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Phone: 513-475-6124 or 1-800-94-HIPPO
  • Web: Click here

PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Cincinnati, Ohio was previously voted the #1 zoo lights in the country by USA Today.  Established over 20 years ago, Festival of Lights has become the region’s largest and most anticipated holiday event. The 2.5 million lights sparkle in the background of special holiday entertainment, carolers, children’s activities, reindeer, train rides and seasonal fare that have made this event one of the tri-state’s most cherished family traditions.