35K guests celebrated the Cleveland Foundation's 100 year anniversary.

CLEVELAND - It was a record breaking day at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Saturday as 35,701 guests celebrated the Cleveland Foundation’s 100 year anniversary.

Saturday’s attendance is the highest single day attendance at the Zoo since June 13, 2011 when 24,746 guests were recorded.

This was the first time in almost 20 years that the Zoo has offered free weekend admission to all visitors, which also included free admission to The RainForest.

Guests were treated to music, animal enrichment demonstrations, meet the Keeper sessions, live animal shows, crafts and hands on interactive programs and activities.

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