The Santa Barbara Zoo
has decked the halls and is ready to kick off the holiday season with Holiday Zoo
, a festive outdoor celebration guaranteed to make spirits bright, from December 1 - 31.
This December, visitors can experience the Zoo transformed into a winter wonderland while visiting the animals. Santa also returns, making weekend appearances only, beginning Friday, November 26. Photos with Santa are available for purchase, be sure to check the Zoo’s calendar for specific dates. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite holiday garb, ugly Christmas sweater, or dress up in a frosty costume! Seasonal treats and adult holiday spirits are also available for purchase.
Holiday Zoo is free with Zoo admission or Zoo membership; online reservations are required. To make reservations for Holiday Zoo, click here.
Looking for wild gift ideas for friends and family this holiday season? The Zoo’s Holiday Gift Guide
has something special for every loved one on your list! From animal encounters to gifting memberships and more, all purchases and donations support the Santa Barbara Zoo! For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Santa Barbara Zoo
The Santa Barbara Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. for members and 9:30 a.m. for general admission until 5 p.m. (seasonal extended hours on select days); general admission is $19.95 for adults, $14.95 for children 2-12, and free for children under 2. Parking is $11. The Santa Barbara Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). AZA zoos are dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great visitor experience, and a better future for all living things. With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and is the public’s link to helping animals in their native habitats. Visit www.sbzoo.org