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December 2018

ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - December 9 @ 9:00 pm

Join us for another magical holiday season as twinkling lights illuminate the Zoo for a dazzling 19 nights! Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at our 25th annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! Be amazed by enchanting illuminations and sparkling lights. Enjoy the sounds of seasonal songs and holiday classics as you delight in delicious treats and decadent desserts at the S’mores & More station! Get creative making crafts, decorating ornaments, and writing…

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Holiday Storytime with Magic City Literacy Council

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring a baby or children's book to donate to our cause, Books for Babes, and you will get ONE FREE Zoo Ride ticket per guest at the entrance! Baby books will be donated to families at UAB hospital to promote family literacy.   WHEN December 7 - 9 STORYTIMES 5:30pm 6pm 6:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 8pm 8:30pm WHERE During ZooLight Safari at the Birmingham Zoo PURCHASE ZooLight Safari TICKETS!   Connect with the Magic City Literacy Council, here!

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Special Saturdays

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us to learn about Orangutans! Special Saturdays is a series of fun zoo-based learning experiences for children and adolescents with cognitive or physical disabilities whose opportunities for engagement in community programs might otherwise be limited. Caregivers must attend all classes with participants to provide behavioral support and meet child-specific needs. Our Special Saturdays program is designed with the unique learning needs of this population in mind, we hope to provide a fun and engaging educational experience that will benefit…

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Special Saturdays

December 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us to learn about Orangutans! Special Saturdays is a series of fun zoo-based learning experiences for children and adolescents with cognitive or physical disabilities whose opportunities for engagement in community programs might otherwise be limited. Caregivers must attend all classes with participants to provide behavioral support and meet child-specific needs. Our Special Saturdays program is designed with the unique learning needs of this population in mind, we hope to provide a fun and engaging educational experience that will benefit…

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Holiday Storytime with Magic City Literacy Council

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring a baby book to donate to our cause, Books for Babes, and you will get ONE FREE Zoo Ride ticket per guest at the entrance! Baby books will be donated to families at UAB hospital to promote family literacy.   WHEN December 7 - 9 STORYTIMES 5:30pm 6pm 6:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 8pm 8:30pm WHERE During ZooLight Safari at the Birmingham Zoo PURCHASE ZooLight Safari TICKETS!   Connect with the Magic City Literacy Council, here!

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Holiday Storytime with Magic City Literacy Council

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring a baby book to donate to our cause, Books for Babes, and you will get ONE FREE Zoo Ride ticket per guest at the entrance! Baby books will be donated to families at UAB hospital to promote family literacy.   WHEN December 7 - 9 STORYTIMES 5:30pm 6pm 6:30pm 7pm 7:30pm 8pm 8:30pm WHERE During ZooLight Safari at the Birmingham Zoo PURCHASE ZooLight Safari TICKETS!   Connect with the Magic City Literacy Council, here!

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Twas the Night at the Zoo Storytime

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

***SOLD OUT*** Wear your pajamas for a holiday Zoo adventure! Listen to a new twist on one of your favorite tales and meet some animals from the pages of the storybook! Enjoy a holiday snack, make a craft to remember your night and top off your visit with a fun carousel ride. Zoo Storytime is a once a year program, designed for ages 3 to 8  but will be fun for everyone. *If time and weather permit we may do…

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Breakfast with Santa

December 15 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo to join you for breakfast! Enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg, pancakes and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at the Nourish205 followed by a visit from Ole Saint Nick himself. All children receive a special holiday gift upon arrival. Event price covers Zoo admission for the day, Unlimited Ride Wristband, breakfast, holiday craft, animal greeting and a visit and photo op with Santa. Make your reservations now for this popular holiday event…

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Breakfast with Santa

December 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

**The 9:30am breakfast is SOLD OUT** Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo to join you for breakfast! Enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg, pancakes and sausage breakfast with orange juice and coffee at the Nourish205 followed by a visit from Ole Saint Nick himself. All children receive a special holiday gift upon arrival. Event price covers Zoo admission for the day, Unlimited Ride Wristband, breakfast, holiday craft, animal greeting and a visit and photo op with Santa. Make your reservations…

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Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 15 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a special night of ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo as we illuminate our magnificent 30ft tall tree for a spectacular show of sparking lights!   WHEN Saturday, December 15th TIME 6:00pm WHERE Safari Peak in Trails of Africa PRICING Free with admission into ZooLight Safari

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