Christmas in the Wild


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… as ZooTampa at Lowry Park transforms into a world of holiday cheer for Christmas in the Wild! The event celebrates its fifth year as one of Tampa Bay’s most beloved holiday traditions. From the stunning sights of thousands of twinkling lights, delectable seasonal holiday treats and refreshments, to the wonder and enchantment of wildlife at night – Christmas in the Wild will offer guests of all ages a whimsical holiday experience.

50-foot Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas tree, oh 50-foot animated Christmas tree! Explore the Zoo at night as thousands of Christmas lights shine throughout.

Animal Mingles

Enjoy the wild magic of Christmas and animals at night, featuring animal mingles and enrichment throughout the night!

Seasonal Treats

Enjoy merry treats like the Sugar Plum Fairy Float, spiked hot chocolate and peppermint churros!