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Winter Celebration Recurring event

Saturday, December 21, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Some animals hibernate during the winter, but you don’t have to! Celebrate winter by taking a wildlife trek at Woodland Park Zoo’s Winter Celebration. Discover a repertoire of animal behavior as animals munch on holiday-themed treats such as wreaths with assorted fruit, evergreen trees with ornamental fruit, and boughs and wrapped boxes. Winter Celebration is part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals. The safe activities help encourage natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally and physically stimulated and provide extraordinary experiences for zoo visitors.

Fees: Free with zoo admission or membership.
Contact: zooinfo@zoo.org
Calendar: Single Event Calendar
Category: Families / Public Events

Repeats:

Daily until 12/23/2019
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NOTES TO VISITORS

 

COMING UP

 

WILDLIGHTS



presented by Sound Credit Union


Open November 29, 2019 through January 5, 2020
Closed December 2, 3, 9, 10, 24 and 25
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Tickets on sale now!

Seattle's wildest holiday lights festival returns with sparkling lights, faux snowball fights, up close animal encounters, hot chocolate and family delights. Experience brand new wild and wonderful light displays that will be featured throughout the zoo including a holiday light spectacular at the zoo’s south entrance which will now be open throughout the run of WildLights.

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Winter Celebration



December 14 - 16 & 21 - 23, 2019

Some animals hibernate during the winter, but you don’t have to! Celebrate winter by taking a wildlife trek at Woodland Park Zoo’s Winter Celebration. Discover a repertoire of animal behavior as animals munch on holiday-themed treats such as wreaths with assorted fruit, evergreen trees with ornamental fruit, and boughs and wrapped boxes. Winter Celebration is part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals. The safe activities help encourage natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally and physically stimulated and provide extraordinary experiences for zoo visitors.


Schedule of Events


Saturday, December, 14
10:00 a.m. Red Panda (Temperate Forest)
11:30 a.m. Asian Small-clawed Otters (Banyan Wilds)
1:30 p.m. Golden Lion Tamarins (Tropical Rain Forest)
1:30 p.m. Warty Pigs (Assam Rhino Reserve)
2:00 p.m. Penguins (Penguins)
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animals (Alvord Broadleaf Theater)
2:30 p.m. Wolves (Northern Trail)

Sunday, December, 15
10:00 a.m. Tigers (Banyan Wilds)
10:00 a.m. Jaguar (Tropical Rain Forest)
11:30 a.m. Orangutans (Trail of Vines)
12:00 p.m. Anoa (Yard Behind Wildlife Theater)
1:30 p.m. Kunekune Pigs (Family Farm)
2:00 p.m. Penguins (Penguins)
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animals (Alvord Broadleaf Theater)
2:30 p.m. Rhinos (Assam Rhino Reserve Barn)

Monday, December, 16
10:00 a.m. Warthogs (African Savanna)
10:00 a.m. Sloth Bears (Banyan Wilds)
11:00 a.m. Maned Wolves (Temperate Forest)
11:30 a.m. Egyptian Tortoises (Adaptations)
1:00 p.m. Meerkats (Adaptations)
1:30 p.m. Wallaroos (Australasia)
2:00 p.m. Hippos (African Savanna)
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animals (Alvord Broadleaf Theater)

Saturday, December, 21
10:00 a.m. Siamangs (Trail of Vines)
11:00 a.m. Maned Wolves (Temperate Forest)
12:00 p.m. Grizzlies (Northern Trail)
1:30 p.m. Warthogs (African Savanna)
1:30 p.m. Goats (Family Farm)
2:00 p.m. Penguins (Penguins)
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animals (Alvord Broadleaf Theater)
2:30 p.m. Rhinos (Assam Rhino Reserve Barn)

Sunday, December, 22                      
10:00 a.m. Red Panda (Temperate Forest)
11:00 a.m. Snow Leopards (Australasia)
12:00 p.m. Gorillas (Tropical Rain Forest)
12:00 p.m. Steers and Donkeys (Family Farm)
1:30 p.m. Golden Lion Tamarins (Tropical Rain Forest)
2:00 p.m. Penguins (Penguins)
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animals (Alvord Broadleaf Theater)
2:30 p.m. Rhinos (Assam Rhino Reserve Barn)

Monday, December, 23
10:00 a.m. Warthogs (African Savanna)
10:00 a.m. Sloth Bears (Banyan Wilds)
11:30 a.m. Asian Small-clawed Otters (Banyan Wilds)
11:30 a.m. Komodo Dragon (Adaptations)
12:00 p.m. River Otters (Northern Trail)
12:00 p.m. Anoa (Yard Behind Wildlife Theater)
1:30 p.m. Kunekune Pigs (Family Farm)
2:00 p.m. Hippos (African Savanna)
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animals (Alvord Broadleaf Theater)