ZooLights! Calendar

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DECEMBER 2016 

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What’s Happening at ZooLights!

November 30, Wednesday (VIP, Booster and Booster Deluxe preview night)
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Booster and Booster Deluxe Members only preview night
    • $3 Admission or Booster Deluxe can use their free night..
  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Also in Grandma’s House (Asian Highlands), Kipper Brothers Puppet Works! Sip hot chocolate while watching puppet shows, 6-8p.

December 1, Thursday
5:15 – 10 p.m. 

  • Gather in the entry plaza when the magic happens and the switch gets flipped!
  • 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. Be sure to get in on the S’make Your own S’more Station!
  • Santa’s Station, 5:45-9:30 p.m.
  • It’s $3 Thursday!! Stop into any Wendy’s restaurant and pick up a voucher, good for $3 admission to ZooLights!
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Let your kids feel the rhythm in the Drum Bus.
  • KSL-TV will broadcast live and help flip the switch JMY will be there as well.

December 2, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus four 21 oz. drinks just $25 in the Beastro!

December 3, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Fun photo ops as a Knight at ZooLights poses for the perfect family pic.
  • 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 4, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Have your little ones meet our little ones (small animals) in the Tinsel Tent.

December 5, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • KSL viewer appreciation night. Check KSL.com to print a discount coupon.
  • Keep your eyes out for our volunteers and Eco-Explorers with small animals and bio-facts.
  • Mac ‘n Cheese Monday! Purchase four bowls of house-made mac ‘n cheese and receive four free drinks – just $25!

December 6, Tuesday 
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • See what a chainsaw can do to a block of ice – Ice carver from Amazing Ice Creations.

December 7, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Hang out in Rocky Shores for a puppet show by Kipper Brothers Puppet Works! Sip hot chocolate while watching puppet shows, 6-8p.
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four Scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!

December 8, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • 1 ZHT broadcasts live!
  • It’s $3 Thursday!! Stop into any Wendy’s restaurant and pick up a voucher, good for $3 admission to ZooLights!
  • Feel the rhythm in the Drum Bus.

December 9, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Macy’s Night! Each paying adult receives a $10 Macy’s gift card (while supplies last) – It’s an early Christmas present!
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus four 21 oz. drinks just $25 in the Beastro!

December 10, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Eco-Explorers will introduce yourlittle ones to some of our little ones – like a kookaburra or a snake, to name a few. Watch for them on grounds.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.

December 11, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Small animal presentations- EcoExplorers will introduce your little ones to some of our little ones – like a kookaburra or a snake, to name a few. Watch for them on grounds.

December 12, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • America First Appreciation Night – America First members receives $3.50 off admission with their member card.
  • Mac ‘n Cheese Monday! Purchase four bowls of house-made mac ‘n cheese and receive four free drinks – just $25!

December 13, Tuesday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Amazing ice carving by Amazing Ice Creations.
  • Small animal presentations out on grounds – EcoExplorers will introduce yourlittle ones to some of our little ones – like a kookaburra or a snake, to name a few.
  • 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 14, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Puppet shows by Kipper Brothers Puppet Works from 6-8p, at Rocky Shores.
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four Scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!

December 15, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • It’s $3 Thursday!! Stop into any Wendy’s restaurant and pick up a voucher, good for $3 admission to ZooLights!
  • Feel the rhythm in the Drum Bus!

December 16, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus 4 21 oz. drinks just $25 in the Beastro!

December 17, Saturday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from7-9p. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • 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 18, Sunday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Keep your eyes out for our crew out and about with small animals.

December 19, 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!
  • Keep your eyes out for our crew on grounds with small animals.

December 20, Tuesday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Small animal presentations out on grounds. Eco-Explorers will introduce yourlittle ones to some of our little ones – like a kookaburra or a snake, to name a few.
  • Watch a master in action with ice sculpting from Amazing Ice Creations!

December 21, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four Scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!
  • Catch a puppet show at Rocky Shores from 6-8p, with Kipper Brothers Puppet Works.

December 22, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • It’s $3 Thursday!! Stop into any Wendy’s restaurant and pick up a voucher, good for $3 admission to ZooLights!
  • YAY Drum Bus night!

December 23, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Santa’s Station, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus 4 21 oz. drinks just $25 in the Beastro!

December 24, Saturday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • This is your last chance to see Santa before he gets busy working!
  • Swing into the Beastro to make new ZooLights memories at the S’make Your Own S’more Station!

December 25, Sunday
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, Monday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Mac ‘n Cheese Monday! Purchase four bowls of house-made mac ‘n cheese and receive four free drinks – just $25!

December 27, Tuesday
5:30 – 9 p.m.

  • Eco-Explorers will introduce your little ones to some of our little ones – like a kookaburra or a snake, to name a few. Keep your eye out while on grounds.

December 28, Wednesday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

    • Fried Scone Wednesdays! Purchase four Scones and four hot chocolates for just $20!

Puppet shows at Rocky Shores with Kipper Brothers Puppet Works, 6-8p.

December 29, Thursday
5:30 – 10 p.m.

  • Our Eco-Explorers introduce your little ones to our little ones – Get up-close with some of our small animals. Ecos will be out on grounds.
  • It’s $3 Thursday!! Stop into any Wendy’s restaurant and pick up a voucher, good for $3 admission to ZooLights!
  • Drum Bus returns!

December 30, Friday
5:30 – 10 p.m. 

  • Keep your eyes out for our crew out on grounds with small animals!
  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • Pizza Fridays – Feed your crew! A full pizza pie, plus 4 21 oz. drinks just $25 in the Beastro!

December 31, Saturday
5:30 – 9 p.m. 

  • Carolers will roam Zoo grounds from 7-9 p.m. In period costumes, singing classic Christmas carols, they help set the perfect holiday mood.
  • 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 8 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • We’re counting down to 9 p.m.!

 

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