Bring your little party animals to celebrate with Cleveland Metroparks Zoo animals as they ring in the new year at noon with a ball drop!

Noon Year’s Eve, presented by KeyBank, happens this Monday Dec 31 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland).

Enjoy music, dancing, crafts and more. All activities are included with Zoo admission.

Don’t miss the special VIP experience! The Noon Year’s Eve VIP Experience in Stillwater Place at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo includes brunch, character meet & greet and family-friendly activities. This event will be held from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and includes admission to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. A ticket is required for anyone ages 2 or older.

Member VIP tickets are $20, and non-members are $25.

Purchase your VIP tickets today at

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