You’ve been with us since day 1, following the journey of premature baby hippo Fiona. Now it’s time to celebrate! Our little hippo turns one on Jan 24, but we’re celebrating on Saturday, Jan 20! Make sure to wear your #TeamFiona gear to the party!
First 2,000 families will get a hippo bath mat (while supplies last)*
Special animal enrichment throughout the Zoo
Get a commemorative postcard when you arrive at the Zoo and get it stamped with Fiona's footprint.
Sign Fiona’s birthday card from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Hippo Cove
Busken cake and cookies from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (while supplies last)
Graeter’s ice cream from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (while supplies last)
Cincy Shirts — Fiona temporary tattoos — 12:30pm-3:00pm
Hippo care team members Q&A, 1:00-1:30pm and 2:00-2:30pm
Specialists from Children’s Hospital who helped save Fiona will be here from 11:00pm – 1:00pm
Authors of Fiona books will be available for autographs from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Zoo’s Gift Shop. (Bring your books or buy them here.)
Hippo themed activity in the Education Building — 12:00-3:00pm
This event is FREE with Zoo admission — admission is half price at this time of year.
Temps must be 50° + with sunny skies for hippos to be outside. (This is at the discretion of our animal care staff & could change without notice.)
To RSVP to the party click here — evite.me/2Wqu78fnGU
For more information click here — cincinnatizoo.org/fionas-first-birthday-party/
Fiona's First Birthday is presented by Hippo Sak.