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Coyotes now on exhibit in Grizzly Ridge

The long awaited last piece to the zoo’s popular Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge exhibit is now in place. Two coyotes are on exhibit and the zoo is holding a naming contest for their newest residents. Continue reading

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Akron Zoo now home to new Komodo dragons

The Akron Zoo has acquired two new Komodo dragons, Draco and Charlie, which are now on exhibit in the zoo’s Education Center, Komodo Kingdom. Continue reading

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Akron Zoo to host a Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day

The Akron Zoo will celebrate Earth Day with their annual event, Party for the Planet, on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Numerous environmentally friendly vendors will be on hand to educate visitors about steps they can take to help our planet and conserve our natural resources. Continue reading

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Boo at the Akron Zoo tickets now on sale!

AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo doesn’t kick off until mid-October, but tickets for the popular Halloween event are now on sale for a discounted rate at http://www.akronzoo.org and at all Acme Fresh Markets in … Continue reading

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MADE IN OHIO – Craft Festival at Hale Farm and Village

BATH, OHIO — The 3rd Annual Hale Farm & Village Made in Ohio Craft Festival on Saturday, September 1, 2012, offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with more than 80 Ohio craft and food exhibitors and live entertainment, all mingled with … Continue reading

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Princess and Pirate Night at the Akron Zoo

AKRON, Ohio – On Saturday, July 28, the Akron Zoo will host Princess and Pirate Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Children can come dressed in their best princess gown or pirate garb and go on an adventure throughout the … Continue reading

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Akron Zoo hosts photo workshop to kick-off annual Shutterbug Photo Contest

AKRON, Ohio– The Akron Zoo welcomes children and adults to start snapping photos this summer of their favorite animals, landscapes or exhibits for the zoo’s annual Shutterbug Photo Contest running April 1 through September 30, 2012. To help all aspiring … Continue reading

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day Wild Style at the Akron Zoo

AKRON,Ohio- The Akron Zoo will be hosting their fourth annual adult only Valentine’s Day event, Animals Do It Too, on February 11, 2012. The event will take place from 6 – 9 p.m. in the zoo’sKomodoKingdom and will focus on … Continue reading

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First Night Akron – 15 Year Celebration, 15 Events for $15

First Night Akron is offering a wonderful bargain this holiday season.  A commemorative admission button that can be purchased for only $15 which allows you entrance into some wonderful events. Some of those events include the Hower House Fairy Tale … Continue reading

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NorthernOhioTourism.com’s Holiday Gift Giving Ideas 1 thru 3

Every year we are asked for unique ideas for the gift giving season.   Here are our first three suggestions: Idea #1 I can not think of a better gift to give anyone than a weekend away from the hustle and … Continue reading

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