ZooLights! Calendar

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DECEMBER 2018

 

 

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What’s Happening at ZooLights! 

Join us for our 11th year of this festive holiday tradition! ZooLights! Is the state’s largest animated light display featuring millions of twinkling lights. Santa is here nightly through Christmas Eve and he’s bringing Comet and Blitzen along for the fun.

Nov. 30, Friday – Let’s Flip the Switch!
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Lights on at 5:30 p.m.!!!
  • Got something on your wish list? Stop in and chat with the Jolly Old Elf before you stop at the Beastro for some hot chocolate.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds in period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols. They help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Shutterbooth is here for your fun photo strip.
  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 1, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

December 2, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 3, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Mac ‘n Cheese Monday! Purchase four bowls of house-made mac ‘n cheese and receive four free drinks – just $25!

December 4, Tuesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Stop by the Beastro for the S’make your own S’more Station! Pick up a kit with chocolate, marshmallows, crackers and the roasting sticks. Yum!

December 5, Wednesday 
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • See what a chainsaw can do! Ice carver from Amazing Ice Creations.
  • Shutterbooth is back for photostrip fun!

December 6, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Have your little ones meet our little ones. Look for Eco-Explorers with small animals and bio-facts.
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four Scones and four hot chocolates for just $20 in the Beastro!

December 7, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Shutterbooth is back for photostrip fun!
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds in period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols. They help set the perfect holiday mood.

December 8, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

December 9, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 10, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • KUED Week at ZooLights! Meet Curious George and grab a free book! (while supplies last)
  • Mac ‘n Cheese Monday! Purchase four bowls of house-made mac ‘n cheese and receive four free drinks – just $25!

December 11, Tuesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • KUED Kids Night! Kids get ½ price admission with paying adult!

December 12, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • KUED Week – Meet Curious George and grab a free book! (while supplies last).
  • See what a chainsaw can do!Ice carver from Amazing Ice Creations.
  • Shutterbooth is here for photo strip fun!
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!

December 13, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • KUED Week – Meet Curious George and get a free book (while supplies last)
  • Feel the rhythm in the Drum Bus!
  • Puppet shows by Kipper Brothers Puppet Works from 6-10 p.m..

December 14, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • KUED Week! Meet Curious George and get a free book (while supplies last)
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Shutterbooth is here for photo strip fun!
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus 4 21 oz. drinks just $26.95 in the Beastro!

December 15, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Swing by the Beastro and make new ZooLights memories at the S’make Your Own S’more Station. The kit includes roasting stick, marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers for up to four people. Get the family plan and add hot chocolate!

December 16, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 17, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • America First Night
  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Mac ‘n Cheese Monday! Purchase four bowls of house-made mac ‘n cheese and receive four free drinks – just $25!

December 18, Tuesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 19, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • See what a chainsaw can do!Ice carver from Amazing Ice Creations.
  • Shutterbooth is here for photo booth fun!
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!

December 20, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • YAY Drum Bus night!
  • Catch a puppet show from with Kipper Brothers Puppet Works.

December 21, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds, in period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Shutterbooth is here for photo booth fun!
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus 4 21 oz. drinks just $26.95 in the Beastro!

December 22, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Swing into the Beastro to make new ZooLights memories at the S’make Your Own S’more Station!

December 23, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 24, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • This is your last chance to see Santa before he gets busy working! Santa’s Station, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

December 25, Tuesday
Christmas Day (Zoo Closed)

  • Hope you’re home for the holidays, our staff is! Utah’s Hogle Zoo is closed on Christmas Day.

December 26, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • See what a chainsaw can do!Ice carver from Amazing Ice Creations.
  • Photobooth fun with Shutterbooth!
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four Scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!

December 27, Thursday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Drum Bus is back!!
  • Catch a puppet show from with Kipper Brothers Puppet Works.

December 28, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Shutterbooth is bringing some photo booth fun!
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus 4 21 oz. drinks just $25 in the Beastro!

December 29, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Enjoy the festive holiday lights with a cup of hot cocoa from the Beastro.

December 30, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

December 31, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Join us for an early New Year’s Eve countdown!! This is a great way for kids to enjoy the excitement of a countdown (but a great way for you to get them to bed on time to ring in the New Year properly. Kids receive free noisemakers starting at 8p (while supplies last)
  • DANCE PARTY!!! 7-9 p.m.
  • We’re counting down to 9 p.m.!

 

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