Event Dates

$10 per person in advance or $15 per person day of the event.  

Event tickets do not include Zoo admission.

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.

Your Believe ticket(s) includes these activities 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. in Junction Plaza :

  • Holiday photos with Santa *1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Unlimited rides on our festive carousel 
  • Cookie and warm seasonal beverage (coffee, cider, cocoa) from Mrs. C's bakery
  • Make and take home an ornament from Buddy the Elf's craft station
  • Facepainting
  • Treehouse Trek (weather permitting)
  • More exciting activities to come


Advance Tickets: $10 per person plus Zoo admission. You will receive a $2 discount off admission with online purchase of Believe tickets.
Day of Tickets: $15 per person on event days plus full price Zoo admission. Believe tickets also sold at Junction Plaza.

Children under 2 are free with a paying adult. 


Enjoy the animals with special ice treats filled with their favorite treats!

Ice Treat Schedule:

Habitat                 Time
Cougar                 9:30 a.m.
Polar Bear          10:00 a.m.
Seals/Sea Lions 10:30 a.m.
Seabirds             11:00 a.m.
Otter                   11:00 a.m.
Black Bear          11:30 a.m.
Gorilla                 11:30 a.m.
Red Wolf            12:00 p.m.
Lion                     1:00 p.m.
Chimp                  2:00 p.m.