Christmas in July at the Zoo

Sat Jul 24, 2021
Various times
All ages
Free with zoo admission
Southwick Zoo

Experience the magic of the holiday season during the summertime. The zoo is decorated, and guests can enjoy holiday-themed entertainment and food. Santa even makes an appearance!

Please note, Santa will be at the zoo July 24th, 25th, and 31st. The rest of the week  holiday-themed entertainment will still be happening but Santa will not make an appearance. 

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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Southwick Zoo - 5:30 PM Pick
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Library of Congress and Virtual - 9:00 AM
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