Christmas at the Zoo
If you’re looking for a unique spin on Christmas lights and holiday fun in Indy, check out Christmas at the Zoo, an annual event and family favorite at the Indianapolis Zoo. Every December, we put on our winter coats and step out into the wild during the holiday season! The Indianapolis Zoo is full of sparkling, twinkling lights. It’s beautiful and magical and the kids always have a great time!
It’s not every night that you get to race around the zoo, checking out the animals, seeing reindeer, visiting with Santa and taking in the beautiful lights! Party with the seals and sea lions, polar bear, walrus, tigers, orangutans, brown bears and more! Check out the dolphin show and visit Oceans, warm up with some cocoa at the giant fireplace.
How Much is Admission to Christmas at the Zoo?
Christmas at the Zoo is free for Zoo members and included with regular Zoo admission. See more info and purchase tickets on the Indianapolis Zoo website.
2020 Christmas at the Indianapolis Zoo
Reservations and a timed entry ticket is required for all guests and members, Masks are required to enter the zoo. Santa’s Village is a beautiful part of Christmas at the Zoo. Under the Bicentennial Pavilion, visit Santa’s Village where you can encounter wintertime animals, see Santa’s sleigh and reindeer, snap photos with your family and stroll through the bright and breath-taking Tunnel of Lights. Enjoy the cheerful sounds of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir as they sing carols near the warm campfires and Hearth on select Saturday nights.
When is Christmas at the Zoo?
Christmas at the Zoo for 2018 is held November 21 – December 30, 2020. The Indianapolis Zoo opens daily at noon. Christmas at the Zoo festivities are 5 – 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday!