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Say goodbye to 2023 with a celebratory visit to your Zoo!

Visit the Zoo on New Year’s Eve and enjoy a fun family opportunity, including noon ball drops at three different locations throughout the Zoo, a special giveaway for the first 500 guests, New Year’s themed animal experiences throughout the day & more! 


  • Free with the price of admission! 
  • Three noon ball drops! Pick your favorite animal – elephant, sea lion, and snow leopard
  • Celebrate with a juice toast following the ball drop
  • First 500 guests through the gate receive free bubbles
  • Hot chocolate, cookies, s’mores and more available for purchase at the Trailside Café.
  • All activities are included with admission. (Reminder: last entry into the Zoo is 3 p.m. Grounds close at 4 p.m.)

Happy New Year from the Zoo to you! Come celebrate with us!