Available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 6 – 8:30
p.m. through Dec. 18, the Festive Feast features a top round
carving station, green salad, buttered green beans, pasta
primavera, mashed potatoes and assorted breads, plus a decadent
dessert of cheesecake drizzled in chocolate syrup, then dusted
with pirouette wafers and candy cane sprinkles. Children’s menu
options are available by advance request. Assorted beverages are
provided (including the Zoo’s famous hot chocolate), and holiday
spirits are available to adults for an extra charge.
visit from Ellie the Elf, story time with Mrs. Claus,
family-friendly crafts, an encounter with a Zoo animal, the
choice of a photo with Santa or in the giant snow globe, and
Lights Before Christmas
admission after 5 p.m.
This year, in addition to over a million lights and 200+
illuminated animal images, plus carolers and ice-carving on
selected evenings, Lights visitors are enjoying the new
outdoor ice skating rink, free with regular Zoo admission;
visitors can bring their own skates or rent skates for a small
fee. Back by visitor demand is last year’s featured attraction,
Snow Globe Live, inviting visitors to step inside the winter fun
of a bigger-than-life snow globe. Both these attractions are
sponsored by Taylor Automotive Family.
Advance reservations and payment are required for the Festive
Feast; walk-ins are allowed only if space is available. The
cost is $35 for adults and $25 for children ages 2 – 11. For
or call 419.385.5721, ext. 6001.