Just a short drive away from Orlando is Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. You will find more than 1,000 animals over 56 acres of natural habitats! With lions, tigers, exotic birds, koalas, wallabies, pygmy hippos, African penguins, & more, there is sure to be something for everyone to love. As if that wasn’t enough, the zoo will be hosting some special events for the upcoming holiday season. Here’s what you can expect in the coming months:
- Free admission on your birthday – Get free regular admission on your birthday (proof required)
- Wild Wonderland presented by Publix Supermarket Charities – Dec 6, 12-13, 18-23, 26-30 – 6:30pm until 10pm – The zoo will become a world of holiday magic! Some of the fun will include meetings with Santa & real reindeer, a Reindeer Games area, a million twinkling lights, lots of animated displays, “snow” in Florida, free Zoo rides, & traditional holiday treats. $14/adult; $13/kids (ages 3-11)
- Presents for Primates – Dec 12 @ 11am – Watch the primates open special presents from the Zoo staff as part of their enrichment program! Free with Zoo admission.
- Noon Year’s Eve – Dec 31 – 9:30am until 12:30pm – A family style celebration to ring in the New Year! Beginning at Zoo opening, families can celebrate with games, arts, crafts, live entertainment, & more. Everyone will watch the clock strike 12 Noon & ring in the New Year with noisemakers, hats, & a juice toast! Free with Zoo admission.
If you are looking for fun, family-friendly activities for the holidays, look no further than Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo!! Want more information? Click here to visit the Zoo’s website!