Apple Valley, MN – November 25, 2019 – When it comes to the ones you care about, you want to give them the world. At the Minnesota Zoo you can do that, quite literally, by tapping into the wonder of nature. This holiday season, take a break from all the hustle and bustle, and spend time making memories at the Minnesota Zoo.
Special weekend holiday events kick off on Friday, November 29, and take place each Saturday and Sunday through December 22. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend time with your family, all while connecting with animals, nature, and the magic of the season.
Santa and reindeer will be out from 11 am – 2 pm on Friday, November 29, and Saturday, November 30. Additional appearances by Santa, reindeer, carolers, and more will take place on weekends throughout December. A full listing of holiday events at the Zoo, including our upcoming holiday-themed Adult Night Out, can be found at mnzoo.org/GiveThemTheWorld.
The Zoo is also a great place to stock up on gifts for the entire family. Gift memberships, gift cards, animal sponsorships, and backstage experiences are all available and provide great ways to create unique memories that will last far beyond the holiday season. Find the perfect gift for the nature and animal lovers in your life by visiting mnzoo.org/GiveThemTheWorld.
*Please note, the Zoo is closed on Thursday, November 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours resume on Friday, November 29.
The Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. The Zoo’s mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).