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    December 31, 2014

    Happy ZOO Year!

    Happy ZOO Year!
    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

    Happy ZOO Year has been canceled due to the weather. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    Start: December 31, 2014
    End: December 31, 2014

    December 6, 2014

    Zoo Lights Safari

    Zoo Lights Safari
    ZOO Lights Safari has been canceled for Tuesday December 23, 2014 due to weather.

    The Zoo is going WILD with holiday lights and festive music. See thousands of sparkling holiday lights in trees, around railings and animated light displays. View glittering animated animals made out of lights, enjoy a hot chocolate and enjoy a holiday stroll in the Zoo.

    Activities for Wednesday, December 17-, Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    • WILD Santa
      • December 19 & 23- Santa Roo
      • December 20 & 22- Tiger Claus
      • December 21- Santa Lion
    • Special Activities
      • December 19 & 20- Decorate a Cookie with one of Santa’s elves! *while supplies last
      • December 21 & 23- Fun with Fake Snow- see what bear, coyote, and bison tracks look like in the snow
    • Nightly readings of Christmas classics with special guests on:
      • December 19- Mayor Paul Harpole
      • December 20- KAMR NBC 4’s Jackie Kingston
      • December 22- Andy Chase Cundiff

    Shop our Holiday “Zootique” to find the perfect gift for the animal lovers in your life:

    • Plush toys and playsets
    • Wild Bryde earrings
    • Birding books
    • Song Bird shade grown coffee
    • One-of-a-kind Animal Art painted by some of the Amarillo Zoo’s creatures

    Zoo Lights Safari is a great way to thank your employees! For more information on group tickets (20 or more) call (806)381-5605.

    For more information about the event or to check the activity schedule for each night, call (806)381-7911.
    Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo

    *Activities may change due to weather and other circumstances. Call the Zoo for more information (806)381-7911.

    *Zoo animal residents will be on exhibit depending on the weather.

    Start: December 6, 2014 6:00 pm
    End: December 24, 2014 8:00 pm

    November 29, 2014

    Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash

    Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash
    Saturday, November 29, 2014
    9:30am – 3:00pm

    Animal lovers are encouraged to get out with the kids this Thanksgiving holiday and come to the Zoo for a smashin’ good time! Watch lions, lemurs and other Zoo animals play and interact with pumpkins.

    Admission – Free with general admission to the Zoo

    Start: November 29, 2014
    End: November 29, 2014