Jungle Bells

December 7

Bring the whole family to be part of the third-annual lighting of the Zoo Atlanta holiday tree. 

Don’t miss the opportunity to join the journey and explore the all-new African Savanna, now open!

Festive activities and entertainment to be announced

Activities and special entertainment are included with purchase of general admission tickets. Food and beverages require additional purchase.

Additional Holiday Events: Cookies with Santa

December 7 and 8

Be here when Santa makes his first stop – Zoo Atlanta! Bring the little ones for a personal visit with Santa and a professional photo. Warm up with hot chocolate and cookies, and kick off the holiday season with festive crafts, costume characters, animal encounters and music. And of course, you’ll go home with a bag of reindeer chow for when Santa makes his visit to your home!

Cookies with Santa requires a separate ticket and reservation.

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