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Jack Hanna's Fall Fest

  • Dates: September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Address: 4850 Powell Rd, Powell, OH 43065
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


The event will be filled with special activities, attractions, entertainment and many other seasonal treats at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. See Jack Hanna live, meet Superman, watch character ambassadors and more. 

Have a ball this Fall with the following activities:

JACK HANNA LIVE on STAGE!Jungle Jack Hanna comes home and takes the stage with all of his animal friends at the Animals on Safari Stage. Don't miss stories of all Jack's travels. | Daily at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

TRADE OF TRADITIONCheck out craftsmen celebrating trades as old as time. Located around Conversation Lake.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - Check back for confirmed performance info

COLUMBUS ZOO CHARACTER AMBASSADOR ROLLING JAMBOREEPolly Polar Bear, Manny Manatee and the rest of the gang will board the musical Character Ambassador Express that will be rolling through The Zoo featuring some good ol' country classics. | Daily at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm **This attraction is weather dependent**

ANIMALS ON SAFARI SHOWDon't miss the amazing antics of nearly 100 exotic, barnyard and domestic animals, including many adopted dogs and cars from area shelters. | Daily at 4:00pm **Please arrive early for doors close promptly at show time**

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS VILLAGEStop by Jungle Jack's Landing to visit animals up close and personal all day long. Meet some furry, feathery friends up close. If an animal presentation is more your style, the show times are as follows: Daily 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm

BOBBING FOR APPLES - ANIMAL ENRICHMENT ACTIVITYWatch the animals bob for apples (or the equivalent) as they take part in our fall festival.

Don't miss the 4D Theater Experiences - Located in Shores Park, don't miss these animated shorts in digital 3-D and brought to life with 4-D multi-sensory effects. Take part in one of these immersive experience for the whole family to enjoy. (cost for theater experiences: General Admission- $5; Zoo Members-$4; Gold Members or Ride Wristband Holders- FREE)

 Times and Attractions are subject to change without notice. Purchase tickets HERE to ensure your fall festival fun!


Come out for two days of fall fun at The Zoo!

Jack Hanna's Fall Fest
  • 4850 Powell Rd, Powell, OH 43065
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  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Recurring daily