Celebrate the magic of the season with Holly-Days at the Zoo! In December, join us for Hanukkah fun with crafts, a scavenger hunt, story time, and so much more. Don’t miss out on the merry memories waiting to be made!

Holly-Days are free with Zoo admission or membership.

Purchase Zoo Admission

  • Train rides with the Zoo’s mascots: Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 & 12:30 (penguin mascot), 1:30 & 2:30 (bear mascot) ($)
  • ‘Zebra from Zion’ story time with penguin mascot, Sven: Saturday & Sunday at 11:00 (in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn)
  • ‘The Mensch on a Bench’ story time with bear mascot, Holly: Saturday & Sunday at 1:00 (in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn)
  • Animal ambassadors in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn
  • ‘Mensch on a Bench’ scavenger hunt (activity sheets can be found in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn)
  • Crafts for kids: “Paper Star of David” in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn (11:00AM – 3:30PM)
  • Carousel rides ($)
  • Adopt an animal ($)
  • S’mores station ($)
  • Hot cocoa and spiked cocoa ($)
  • Wildlife Quest VR film ‘Elf Power Inc.’ ($)

($) – Additional cost
Questions? Please reach out to our team by emailing tickets@marylandzoo.org.