Our City Online

columbus zoo

Adventure Cove Opening at Columbus Zoo in Spring 2020

Susan Post Susan Post Adventure Cove Opening at Columbus Zoo in Spring 2020

There will be some new faces at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium come spring. Construction is well underway on Adventure Cove, a new 4.1-acre region that will bring sea lions and seals to the zoo, as well as Jack Hanna’s Animal Encounters Village. It’s the first time the Columbus Zoo will house harbor seals, and […]

No Comments

45th Annual International Taste of Columbus

  45th Annual International Taste of Columbus

Calling all Columbus Foodies – are you interested in trying authentic cuisine from East and Central Africa? If so, join US Together at the African Event Center at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on August 16th for a chance to try traditional African dishes from Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia, among other […]

No Comments

Asian Elephant Born at Columbus Zoo

Anne Evans Anne Evans Asian Elephant Born at Columbus Zoo

Early this morning, at 3:09 a.m., an Asian elephant was born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to mother Phoebe, a 31-year-old elephant. At this time, the baby’s sex is unknown. Elephants have the longest gestational period of all mammals, lasting approximately 22 months. The calf is a result of artificial insemination and is the […]

No Comments

We Tried It: Yoga with Sloths at the Columbus Zoo

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire We Tried It: Yoga with Sloths at the Columbus Zoo

“It was a great event, and we are going to do this many times again,” stated Animal Programs Specialist Tiffany Dollins of the Columbus Zoo after the first ever yoga program at the zoo. Recently, guests were treated to a lovely yoga-for-every-body class featuring three two-toed sloths, a light breakfast, mimosas, and a chance to […]

No Comments

The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Visit the Library

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Visit the Library

The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium will be here to introduce you to some of their furry, feathered, and scaly friends. Location: Library lawn (weather permitting).

No Comments

Polar Bear Twin Cubs Turning One and Remain at Columbus Zoo (For Now)

Anne Evans Anne Evans Polar Bear Twin Cubs Turning One and Remain at Columbus Zoo (For Now)

It’s already time to celebrate the twin polar bear cubs’ birthdays! Today, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will be celebrating Neva and Nuniq, as well as their mother, Aurora, by giving them a special day full of fun. The zoo’s other polar bear cub, Amelia Gray, turned one just a few days ago on November […]

No Comments

Photos: Better Than Ezra & The Wallflowers – August 10 at Columbus Zoo

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: Better Than Ezra & The Wallflowers – August 10 at Columbus Zoo

New Orleans alt-rock veterans Better Than Ezra took the stage just after 8 p.m. on a beautiful summer night at Columbus Zoo’s Water’s Edge Events Park. Kicking off their hour plus set with the appropriately titled “King of New Orleans,” lead vocalist Kevin Griffin, bassist Tom Drummond, drummer Michael Jerome, and keyboardist James Michael Payne […]

No Comments

entertainment categories

The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFO