It’s the most
wonderful wild time of the year! Join us at the Zoo on Saturday, December 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for our annual holiday event!
Photo Opportunities with Santa
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Holiday Activities taking place in the Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Holiday craft stations
Build a snowman & decorate an ornament to take home!
Decorate a sugar cookie with fun icing and colored sprinkles 🍪
Write your letter to Santa
Don’t forget to drop it in Santa’s mailbox!
Candy cane scavenger hunt
Stop by the Discovery Center to grab a “Candy Cane Hunt” card, which gives you clues on where to find candy canes throughout the Zoo!
You’ll be given five clues—once the candy canes have been found, you have to unscramble the letters to crack the code word!
Bring the correct code word for a special treat!
Vote for your favorite house on Gingerbread Lane!
Take a stroll down the sweetest smelling lane in the Zoo—
then vote for your favorite staff-crafted gingerbread house!
Activities are subject to change.
This event is included with your purchase of single-day admission or Zoo annual pass.