Thu., Jul. 25, 2024

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Celebrate Christmas in July at the Zoo! Indulge in pizza, drinks, and snacks while enjoying unlimited carousel and train rides. Plus, enjoy face painting, animal ambassador visits, games, chalk play, photo ops with summer-time Santa, and sprinkler water play. It’s a summer twist on classic holiday fun!

What to expect:

  • Photo ops with summertime Santa
  • “Snowball” fight
  • Animal ambassador visit
  • Sprinkler and water play (bring a towel!)
  • Games (volleyball, freeze dance, Connect 4, and more!)
  • Chalk play and face painting


  • Zoo member adult: $45
  • Zoo member child: $60
  • Non-member adult: $50
  • Non-member child: $65
  • Children under 2 years old are FREE but still require a ticket

Tickets Include:

  • Pizza, snacks, and drinks
  • All-day Zoo admission (10AM – 4PM)
  • Unlimited train & carousel rides
  • One small snowball per child from Kona Ice (Adult and Under 2 Tickets do not include a snowball voucher)
  • Animal ambassador visit & other activities

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  • This is an all ages event, designed specifically for children ages 2-12. Guests will not be admitted without valid ID (wristband).
  • There will be no seating chart or assigned seating.
  • Additional event details will be emailed to the ticket purchaser 24-48 hours prior to the event.
  • Most will be off exhibit during this event. If you wish to see Zoo animals, please plan to visit the Zoo between 10AM – 4PM.
  • There is no dress code, but we encourage you to wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Please bring a towel.
  • In the event of inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled to a later date. All ticket sales are final and are non-refundable.

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