Event Dates

$15 + Advance Reservations/Timed Tickets for Zoo required 

Be part of our annual holiday event BELIEVE ! Enjoy holiday daytime fun AND see the animals with ice treats at this family-friendly event. Get in the holiday spirit with holiday decor, music, and seasonal menu items.

Guests attending Believe will follow our mostly one way directional visit, with social distancing and masks required of all guests.  Staff will continue to implement best practices for the safety of all guests including increased cleaning, masked staff and event volunteers and socially spaced event activities.

Your Believe ticket(s) includes these activities 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Junction Plaza :

  • Unlimited rides on our festive carousel 
  • Cookie and warm seasonal beverage (coffee, cider, cocoa) available at 4 locations in the park
  • Treehouse Trek (weather permitting)
  • Holiday Scavenger Hunt 
  • 4 Candy stations with Mascot Animals
  • A walk through the Swirly Twirly Forest to Santa
  • Holiday photo with Santa *1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Day of Tickets: $15 per person plus full price Zoo admission. Advance Reservations/Timed Tickets for Zoo required. Believe tickets sold only on event at North America Admissions and Junction Plaza. 

Children under 2 are free with a paying adult.