John Ball Zoo


Lion Day

Saturday, July 20
9 AM - 4 PM


In just 25 years we have lost half of Africa's lions. Only 20,000 remain from a population of 200,000 a century ago. Actions big or small can help make a difference. Join us for Lion Day to learn more about lions and what you can do to help!


- Snares to Wares Initiative will be here with information about their conservation initiatives and what they are doing to protect lions in Africa.
- Draw your pride activity
- Lion-themed crafts
- Lion conservation information
- Information on big cats around the world

The first 2000 guests will receive a coupon for a free popcorn when they see The Lion King at Celebration Cinema.

Going to see The Lion King? Get 50% off admission to John Ball Zoo with proof of admission to The Lion King at Celebration Cinema. This offer is valid through Labor Day.

Join John Ball Zoo Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 pm at Celebration! Cinema North for a special showing of the newly released version of The Lion King.

Combo Tickets: $25, admits one and includes regular combo pop and popcorn.

Regular Tickets: $20, admits one.

Help us Protect the Pride! In celebration of Disney’s The Lion King, John Ball Zoo and Celebration Cinemas are teaming up to support the Wildlife Conservation Network’s Lion Recovery Fund. 

Get your tickets today!

Seats are limited and will not be sold at the door