Visit with Safari Santa & Mrs. Claus
Location: Giraffe/Elephant Overlook | Time: Dec. 10-23 12:00pm - 7:00pmSanta is back in town with Mrs. Claus, and with his trusty reindeer away at the North Pole, you can find him feeding a carrot to Bariki at the Giraffe Overlook. Stop by for a visit* and share your Christmas wish with him! Just remember, he’s only in town until December 23rd, and then it’s back to the North Pole!
*Children 12 and under may sit in Santa’s lap.
Location: Safari Train | Time: dusk -7:00pm
Board this festive train for a dash through Wild Adventures’ own twinkling wonderland. Enjoy candy canes and sing along to popular Christmas carols as you take in the gleaming lights and holiday spirit.
*Showtimes are subject to change without notice.
Christmas Tree Lighting
Location: Center of the park by Pop Jets | Time: dusk, around 5pmAs the sun sets and all eyes turn toward the Wild Adventures’ Christmas tree, one lucky child will be chosen to flip the switch to light up the night! Just gather around the tree before dusk settles in at 5:30 PM for your chance to kick off the tree lighting.
Dino's 1st Christmas
Location: Dinosaur Explore | Time:12:00pm - 7:00pm | Dino Dig area 12:00pm-6:00pm | Crafts at Dinos 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Christmas may not have been celebrated 65 million years ago, but the dinosaur friends at Wild Adventures have smelled the baking gingerbread coming from Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen and heard the carolers singing around the park, and they want in. With the help of some elves that Santa sent over and a whole lot of Christmas magic, these prehistoric guests are getting knee-deep in wrapping paper and twinkling lights as they prepare for their very first Christmas!
Enjoy the Christmas festivities with the dinos ONLY here through January 1, 2017.
Tinsel Tina Snow Fairy
Location: Frosted Fairy's Winter Garden (Butterfly Garden) | Winter Garden Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Tinsel Tina Times: 1:30pm | 3:30pmThe butterflies may have left now that there’s a chill in the air, but a frozen wonder has replaced them at the Butterfly Garden. Help reawaken Tinsel Tina, the Frosted Snow Fairy, and dance along as she flutters alive in a magical dance.
Location: Lonestar Stage| Time: 3:30pm | 4:30pm | 6:00pmSettle in for a classic tale about everyone’s favorite holiday, Christmas. Listen as our narrator whisks you away to that fateful night in Bethlehem, and watch as the timeless nativity scene on stage provides the perfect backdrop.
Mini Elf Village
Location: Mini Elf Village | Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pmThe Claus’ aren’t the only new faces in town. Dozens of tiny elves have also moved in, and built themselves a tiny home away from home while they were at it! Stop by their miniature village for some window-shopping at stores like Bitsy’s Sugarplums, Mistletoe Moments, and Jingle Bell Audio Systems.
Mrs. Claus' Kitchen
Location: Across from The Marketplace | Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Step into Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen for a toasty spot around the fire. A family event, kids and adults alike can purchase their very own s’mores kit to roast marshmallows and share stories.
Location: Behind Smash Attack | Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pmEver wonder what Rudolph was missing out on? Now you don’t have to! Come on down to take part in the reindeer games that the whole family is invited to join in on.
Location: Island Traders | Time:12:00pm - 7:00pmWhile Santa and Mrs. Claus’ meet children at the Giraffe Overlook, their elves are inviting guests into a temporary toy workshop where you can create your own Christmas creation! Whether you’re crafting a keepsake or a gift, you can bet that these elves can give you a hand.
Tinker the Talking Christmas Tree
Location: The Playhouse | Time: 2:00pm | 4:00pmTake a seat for an enchanting Christmas story from Tinker, the talking Christmas tree! Tap your foot and sing along as Tinker delivers a lively tale with friends for children of all ages.
The Miracle of Christmas
Location: Lakeside Showplace | Time:5:30pm | 6:30pmListen to the story of Mary and Joseph in this charming musical about Christmas. Performed live by actors, enjoy this beloved tale with family and friends as it comes to life.
Christmas with Tiger Friends
Location: Tigers of India | Time: 4:30pm - 7:00pmChristmas is a time for family, which is why Tigers of India has opened their gates to invite you and yours to enjoy a cozy experience with their own family: their tigers. Join them for a relaxed Q&A and a chance for meet and greet photos as they celebrate the Christmas season.
Snowman Foam Pit
Location: Behind Smash Attack | Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pmSurround yourself in a winter wonderland with a hop and a skip through the Snowman Pit! It’s a snowy, foamy Christmas traditional without any of the chill, and all of the fun.
Christmas Adventure Parade
Location: across from Butterfly Garden | Time: 2:30pmTOGETHER, we are fun at heart and TOGETHER we will create a bright, colorful festive parade created by and featuring our guests! Families and kids are invited to take part in this parade from staging it to being featured in it with colorful animal-themed displays.
*Showtimes are subject to change without notice.