Christmas at the Zoo

 

 

Come experience Christmas at the Zoo during December!  You can bring the family for a fun holiday experience or give the gift of an Encounter Experience this Christmas!  The Lazy L Safari will be open for Christmas Encounter Experiences and more!

December 4th thru December 19th 
Saturdays & Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm

 

CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO ACTIVITIES:


CHRISTMAS ENCOUNTER EXPERIENCES
Sloth Fox, Kangaroo, Python, & Gator Encounter Experiences available!  You will get to visit your selected animal for up to 15 minutes and we offer both Individual & Family Encounters!

PETTING ZOO & MAIN BARN AREA
Our animals will be ready for you to pet and feed them during your visit!  Animal Feed can be purchased at the admission booth or gift shop.

SANTA'S POST OFFICE 
Children can fill out letters to Santa & mail them here at the zoo!

HOLIDAY PHOTO OPS
There will be photo opportunities for you to capture as a family memory!

GIFT SHOP
The Safari Gift Shop will be open for souvenirs, gifts, and refreshments!  

THE GRINCH will be at the Zoo!
11 am to 2 pm Saturdays & Sundays
Come take a selfie with The Grinch!  He will be sneaking around the zoo and visiting with guests!

 


 

CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO Tickets MUST be purchased in advance ONLINE ONLY thru our website!
 


CHRISTMAS ENCOUNTER EXPERIENCE TICKETS:  From $20.00 up to $135.00 - Individual & Family Available

SLOTH, FOX, KANGAROO, PYTHON, & GATOR ENCOUNTERS AVAILABLE!

Any additional guests (not participating in encounters) will need to purchase a Christmas Guest Ticket which will include access to the Petting Zoo & Main Barn animals and other Christmas at the Zoo activities!  


Tickets for Christmas Encounter Experiences are limited and include your Encounter Experience, Zoo Admission, and all Christmas at the Zoo Activities!  Just select Date, Time & Encounter!  (Please read Encounter Experience Rules)  

 

 

CHRISTMAS GUEST TICKETS:  $10.00 per person  (Ages 2 thru Adult)
 


 

Christmas Guest Tickets include Zoo Admission and other Christmas at the Zoo Activities!  Children under 2 are free and do not require a ticket.  Just select Date & Tickets - Open 10 am to 4 pm.  (This ticket does not include a Christmas Encounter Experience)

 


CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS:

 

 

 

 



Guests will need to check in at admission booth upon arrival to the zoo. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled encounter time slot.

Encounter Experience Rules:

  • Children must be 5 yrs & older and accompanied by an adult with an encounter ticket.
  • Only paid encounter guests allowed in encounter area
  • All encounter guests will be required to sign a liability waiver - parents or responsible adult will need to sign for minor children
  • Encounter guests are responsible for any photos that they wish to take during their Encounter Experience - zoo staff are not permitted to handle guest phones or cameras to take photos
  • Availability of Encounters is subject to change without notice by zoo management - changes may result in rescheduling
  • Sloth Encounter: Encounter guests will not be able to hold the sloth during their encounter and children may not be able to interact with the sloth - this will be determined by zoo staff
  • Fox Encounter: Encounter guests may not be able to hold the fox during their encounter - this will be determined by zoo staff at the time of encounter

Note: Encounters that are booked online are not transferrable to another date and time unless zoo management cancels that animal encounter for that day. Encounters are forfeited for no-shows and late arrivals. There are no refunds for Encounter Experiences.
 



Event will be held rain or shine.  Event tickets are non-refundable and event will be rescheduled if canceled due to winter weather.  Weather cancellations and rescheduling will be posted on our website and Facebook page.