2021 December Buzz
Last Call For The Gift of Lights
This is the last weekend for the Gift of Lights, efficiently powered by Indiana Michigan Power!

We'll be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5-9 pm. Don’t miss the chance to visit Santa, ride the train, walk around the Zoo, and make wonderful memories with family and friends. This week, Elsa will join us on Sunday from 6-8 pm too!

Admission to The Gift of Lights is $11 for adults and $6 for children (babies 2 and under are free. Zoo Member admission is discounted: $8 for adults and $4 for children.

DISCOUNT! If you bring a can of pop-top soup for The Food Bank of Northern Indiana, you can get $1 off your regular or Zoo Member admission (can bring multiple cans for multiple people, can't stack discounts).

The Gift of Lights is generously sponsored by UFP Industries of Granger, The Joint Chiropractic, WNDU, and U-93.

For kids in grades K-6, there are Winter Break day camps!

Each camp will investigate how animals grow and change throughout the seasons. Camps are designed with age-appropriate games, discussions, activities, and animal encounters.

12-20, 9 am – 12 pm | K-1st grade | $35
12-21, 9 am – 3 pm | 2nd-3rd grade | $45
12-22, 9 am – 3 pm | 4th-6th grade | $45

Zoo Year’s Eve is the last Zoo event of the year!

Designed for kids from kindergarten through 6th grade, Zoo Year’s Eve will have crafts, games, a walk through the Zoo, and a visit from ambassador animals. It’s a great way to say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022!

Zoo Year’s Eve is December 31, 10 am – 12 pm. It’s $25 per person, and Zoo Members receive a 10% discount.

Winter Days at the Zoo
It's already time for winter fun at the Zoo! 2022 Winter Days are January 8, 23; February 5, 20; March 5, 20. Winter Days are from 12 to 3 pm (last admission half an hour before close).

Winter Days are free for Zoo Members. Regular admission is $6.50 for adults (age 15+), $5.50 for children (age 3-14), free for babies (age 2 and under).