back to the zoo

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
cincinnati zoo & botanical garden

DUE TO FAST-CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE MAY 16 BACK TO THE ZOO WAS CANCELED. STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PLANS FOR A RESCHEDULE.


Come relive the magic of the Zoo Opera days.

For one night each summer, Cincinnati Opera returns to its first home, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, where performances were held from 1920 to 1971. Join hosts Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, and Thane Maynard, Director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, in celebrating the Zoo Opera days with a special free concert featuring a colorful cast of singers and zoo animals.

5:33 PM UPDATE: DUE TO FAST-CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS, BACK TO THE ZOO HAS BEEN CANCELED. STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PLANS FOR A RESCHEDULE.


event details

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Wings of Wonder Theater
6 p.m. Reception with complimentary refreshments and cash bar
7 p.m. Concert

Dinner Buffet: An optional dinner buffet may be purchased in advanced for $17 per person. Deadline to order is May 11.

Parking: $6 after 5 p.m. Park in the Vine Street Lot and enter via the Historic Vine Street Plaza

Admission: This event has reached capacity, and tickets are no longer available.

 


 

Special thanks to The Marge & Charles J. Schott Foundation for sponsoring nine amazing years of Back to the Zoo.

 
 
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