What a wonderful combination, zoo animals, fun music and beautiful gardens during the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden's Zoo Blooms Festival!  Every Thursday in April you will receive free admittance to the zoo after 5pm (parking is still $8.). Concerts run from 6-8:30pm.

Bands that you can hear include:

April 7- Magnolia Mountain and Rubber Knife Gang

April 14 - No No Knots and Walk the Moon

April 21 - The Tillers, and the Seedy Seeds

April 28- Jake Speed and the Freddies & The Turkeys

While you are there, be sure to stop by and see some of the newborn babies, the giraffe and the ocelot.  By clicking on these animals, you will see the birth of the giraffe and how the ocelot was conceived!