Fridays and Saturdays
December 2-17 | 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.
Tickets on sale starting November 1
5-8 p.m. - Visits with Santa | Courtyard Gazebo
5-8 p.m. - Holiday Market
5-5:30 p.m. - Atmospheric Entertainment | Courtyard
5:30-6 p.m. - Holiday Carolers Perform | Location TBD
5:45-6:15 p.m. - Atmospheric Entertainment | Courtyard
6:30-7 p.m. - Ice Carving Demonstrations by The Ice Farm | Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
6:30-7 p.m. - Atmospheric Entertainment | Courtyard
6:45-7:15 p.m. - Holiday Carolers Perform | Location TBD
7:15-7:45 p.m. - Atmospheric Entertainment | Courtyard
*Schedule subject to change daily
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.
For more information, please contact Development Associate Meghan Rahner at [email protected] or (315) 435-8511 x8518
Calling all Carolers and Choirs!
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