Note: Not Currently scheduled for 2021.
On Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 12-5 p.m. the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club is presenting a delicious and fun fundraiser for local children’s charities. The Chilly Open will be held at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, with 100% of the proceeds going to the charities!
A ticket to the Chilly Open allows you to sample food and spirited beverages from over 30 local restaurants, listen to music from the Debits, participate in raffles and a silent auction, and visit all Zoo and Aquarium exhibits! Plus – FREE Columbus Zoo and Aquarium admission, FREE food from 30 restaurants, FREE pepsi products and water, FREE child care, FREE live music from the DEBITS and drink tickets.
Bring the kids ages 5-12 with you to play in the Children’s Open while you enjoy the entertainment and activities in the Main Tent. The Activity Pavilion is heated and warm and Rotarian volunteers will keep them safe and happy. There is no charge for the Children’s Open, but they will enjoy plenty of activities and pizza. Activities include animal visits, face painting, bounce house, putt putt, crafts, and more.
Advance tickets are $45 and are available online through January 31. All children 12 and under attend free and will be given a ticket at the gate on the day of the event. Ticket purchase entitles bearer access to all Zoo exhibits on event day at no additional charge.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is open every day through February from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers 50% off regular admission January 6 through February 29.