Cartoon Weekend @ Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Powell [from 16 to 17 September]

Cartoon Weekend


2259
16 - 17
September
09:00 - 17:00

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
4850 Powell Rd, Powell, Ohio 43065
Back by popular demand! The Zoo will be hosting one toon-tastic celebration of past and present cartoons that we all know and love! This fun event perfect for the whole family and included with Columbus Zoo admission or membership!

CHARACTER MEET AND GREETS
What is a cartoon celebration without toons? We would like to welcome the following:

Connor, Amaya and Greg as their PJ Masks superhero alter egos
-Catboy
-Gekko
-Owelette
Appearing at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm

Your favorite Looney Tune Stars
— Bugs Bunny
— Daffy Duck
Appearing at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Stars from the Emmy and Peabody Award winning PBS TV series:
— Arthur
— D.W.
Appearing at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm

The adventurous house cat that goes on crazy trips and adventures with his friends to learn all about animals and nature on the PBS TV Series:
— Nature Cat
Appearing at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Direct from her global adventures
— Dora the Explorer
Appearing at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea but is visiting the Zoo for this special weekend
— SpongeBob
Appearing at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm

Taking a break from all the mystery solving and getting scooby snacks
— Scooby Doo
— Shaggy
Appearing at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm

Beloved by generations, a true definition of «frenemies»
— Tom
— Jerry
Appearing at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Taking time off from Spacely Space Sprockets in Orbit City to be here
— George Jetson
— Astro
Appearing at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm

Each character will be making several appearances at the Zoo throughout the event. Please note, times and characters are subject to change without notice.

BRIAN HULL
Please join us in welcoming voice actor Brian Hull to this weekend celebration.
Brian is an online content creator and voice actor who first rose to fame with his YouTube video “Disney and Pixar Sings Let it Go,” where he sang Let it Go from Disney’s Frozen as 21 different Disney and Pixar Characters. Since then he has built up a YouTube channel that has been viewed by over 70 million people, and has over half a million subscribers. Where he continues to do song covers with impressions; does impressions to characters at the Disney Parks, Does impression challenges and games, and much more! He has also done voice work for video games such as World War Toons, and been in films such as PupStar and does the voice of Dracula from Hotel Transylvania for short films, theme park rides, and commercials.
Performances: 10:30 am*, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm
*The 10:30 a.m. performance is only on Saturday

— SUPPORTING SPONSORS
Nationwide
Pepsi
Fifth Third Bank
OhioHealth
Kroger

MEDIA SPONSORS
WOSU Public Media (wosu.org)
104.9 FM the River
Spectrum
— ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES

To cap off our Cartoon Weekend celebration, the Zoo and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra with Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor, invite you to experience the sounds of your favorite cartoon themes in a unique, family-friendly TOONS Concert, including music from Frozen, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons, and more!

This performance will be held on Sunday, September 17 at the Water’s Edge Events Park at the Columbus Zoo. Gates will open at 4:30 PM and the concert will begin at 5 PM.

Enjoy a special guest appearance by voice actor Brian Hull and a few stars of the cartoon world!

To purchase tickets to the TOONS Concert, please visit: columbuszoo.org/home/visit/plan-your-visit/event-calendar#/855ccb32-bd2f-67d7-bdc2-ff0000bf4b43

Plus check out more characters in action with the…
NEW 4-D THEATER EXPERIENCES
Located in Shores Park, don't miss these animated shorts in digital 3-D and brought to life with 4-D multi-sensory effects. Take part in one of these immersive experiences for the whole family to enjoy. See what's playing: columbuszoo.org/home/visit/explore-your-columbus-zoo/special-experiences/theater
*The 4D Experiences will require an additional fee but are FREE for Gold Members or Zoo-it-All Wristband holders.

***Attractions are subject to change without notice.
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