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Christmas in the Wild at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

December 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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If you love ZooTampa at Lowry’s Park, then you’re going to enjoy Tampa’s most beloved holiday event.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at ZooTampa with the return of Christmas in the Wild, featuring one of Tampa Bay’s largest light displays, delectable holiday treats, amazing wildlife and new festive adventures. This year is BIGGER, better, and brighter than ever, with six new illuminated zones of lights, festive entertainment that the whole family will enjoy.



Select Nights Nov 26 – Dec 30

Special Member Preview Friday, November 26th

Usually from 4-9PM or 4-10PM


Save by becoming a member and enjoy the member savings at other Tampa Bay attractions.


Christmas in the Wild is a limited capacity event. Advanced purchase tickets and timed reservations are strongly encouraged and the only way to guarantee admission.

Things to Do at Christmas in the Wild:

  • Festive Realms: Roam through 6 fully immersive festive realms full of lights, music, and holiday magic!
  • Visit with Santa: Come tell Santa what you would like for Christmas and take a photo with him!
  • Holiday Shows: Holiday cheer is everywhere with fun and interactive family shows and festive entertainment throughout the Zoo.
  • Twinkletown Marketplace: The scents of the season will lead you through this marketplace with delectable holiday treats to enjoy and festive ornaments on display.
  • Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus: Every night you will be able to decorate cookies at Mrs. Claus’s shop while she puts on a show.
  • Candy Cane Carousel: All aboard the Candy Cane Carousel! Embark on an unforgettable ride with red and white lights sprinkled all around the carousel for a candy cane celebration.
  • Treats & Drinks: Indulge in tasty treats and festive drinks as you stroll through the zoo.


Make sure to stop by our Family Holiday Fun guide for more events and things to do during the Christmas & Holiday season.







December 10, 2021
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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ZooTampa at Lowry Park
1101 W Sligh Ave
Tampa, FL 33604 United States


ZooTampa at Lowry Park