SAVE THE DATES!
Fridays and Saturdays, December 1-16 | 5-8 p.m.
Enjoy a festive and fun after-hours stroll amid sparkling displays of holiday lights that transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Warm up by the fire pits and enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, live performances of holiday music, ice carving, roving entertainers and animals on evening exhibit.
Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!
In the spirit of the season, the Friends Zoo United campaign pledged to donate $1 from every hot cocoa purchased at Holiday Nights to United Way of Central New York.
We are happy to announce after serving an incredible 120 gallons of hot cocoa during Holiday Nights we will be donating $1,542!
Thank You to our 2022 Choirs and Carolers
Friday, December 2 | 5:30 - 6 p.m. - Dr. Tom Dooley Choraliers
Friday, December 2 | 6:45-7:15 p.m. - Harmony Katz
Saturday, December 3 | 5:30 - 6 p.m. - St. John's Episcopal Church Marcellus Choir
Friday, December 9 | 6:45-7:15 p.m. - Missio Messengers
Saturday, December 10 | 6:45-7:15 p.m. - Homer High School Choir
Friday, December 16 | 5:30 - 6 p.m. - Onondaga Hill Middle School Select Choir (Harmonizers)
Friday, December 16 | 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. - Nottingham High School
Saturday, December 17 | 5:30 - 6 p.m. - Liverpool Community Chorus
Saturday, December 17 | 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. - Rock Voices Syracuse
Calling all Carolers and Choirs for 2023!
Do you enjoy singing loud for all to here? We're looking for groups of carolers and choirs to bring the holiday cheer.
For more information, please contact Heidi Strong, Director of Development at [email protected] or (315) 435-8511 x8526
Calling Local Artisans and Businesses!
Friends of the Zoo is offering a great opportunity for local artisans and businesses to participate in the Holiday Nights Marketplace.
To apply - download and fill out the pdf form below. Please return completed application form to Heidi Strong, Director of Development at [email protected]
For more information, please contact Development Associate Meghan Rahner at [email protected] or (315) 435-8511 x8518