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    ZOO Lights Safari

    December 7, 2012
    December 22, 2012

    December 7,8,14,15,19, 20, 21 and 22, 2012

    6:00pm – 9:00pm

    Celebrate the holiday season and create a new family tradition admiring the sparkling lights and brilliant hues at the Amarillo Zoo’s first annual Zoo Lights Safari. We’ve decked the halls, trees, bushes and everthing but the animals with holiday lights to bring you the brightest wildlights display ever! For 8 fabulous nights the Amarillo Zoo will share the spirit and sounds of the season. Stroll the Zoo grounds sipping some hot chocolate while listening or joining in with guest caroling groups. Can’t make it to the North Pole? Do the next best thing and visit Santa and Mrs. Claus when they make a special stop at the Zoo on Saturday, December 15th and 22nd. If you happen to come on another night we will have a special area set up where you can write Santa a letter – we’ll make sure it gets to him in time for Christmas. The Zoo elves will be busy helping our young visitors make a special bird treat for our wild feathered friends. Parents may shop at the special “zootique” gift area to pick up a special animal related plush toy, book, jewelry or decoration for that someone special.

    Watch the ice sculpturing talents of Delvin Wilson on December 22nd.

    Readings of the “Night Before Christmas” by local TV personalities on December 14 (Alexndra Stone KAMR), December 15 (Jackie Kingston KAMR), December 19 (Shelly Sites KVII), December 21 (Meaghan Collier KAMR), and December 22 (Shelly Sites KVII) at 7:30pm

    Visit the Zoo Animals Christmas Wish List at Amazon.com. Enter “Amarillo Zoo” under the wish list and you’ll be shown what our animals are asking Santa for this Christmas. This is a great way to support the Zoo!

    Zoo Lights Safari is a sure way to beat those holiday bah hum bugs!


    $4 Adult (13-61)

    $3 Senior (61 and up)

    $2 Child (3-12)

    2 and under are Free

    * Zoo animal residents will be in their night houses and not visible to the public