Celebrate the magic of the season with Holly-Days at the Zoo! In early December, the Grinch of Zooville will be paying us a visit. Join us all weekend for a jolly good time filled with holiday crafts and so much more.

Plus, guests are encouraged to wear ugly holiday sweaters. 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 Grinch of Zooville: Saturday & Sunday at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 ($)
  • Photo ops with the Grinch of Zooville
  • ‘The Grinch That Stole Christmas’ story time with the Grinch of Zooville: Saturday & Sunday at 11:00 and 1:00 (in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn)
  • Animal ambassadors in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn
  • Crafts for kids: “Grinch Bookmarks” in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn (11:00AM – 3:30PM)
  • Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt (activity sheets can be found in the Farmyard’s Meeting Barn)
  • Drop your letter to Santa in the North Pole mailbox
  • Carousel rides ($)
  • 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.