PUEBLO – ElectriCritters returns to the Pueblo Zoo starting on November 21st. The display includes well over 250,000 lights and over 150 sculptures. This year, it now includes an additional building with some of your favorite exotic animals and free photos with Santa every Friday before Christmas. You’ll be able to visit Santa inside “Islands of Life” alongside lemurs, meerkats, and other animals.
Guests can enjoy holiday music and warming up in the EcoCenter with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee at the Candy Cane Café, while watching the penguins swim and play. The event on Wednesday night kicks off with a tree lighting and a gingerbread house contest.
Times: ElectriCritters runs 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on event nights.
Event Dates: November: 21, 23-25, 30-December: 1-2, 7-9, 14-23, 26-30
Santa dates: Santa will be at the zoo and free photos are available on November 23, 30, December 7, 14, & 21.
Prices for Tickets (Purchased at the zoo before 4pm): Non-Member Adult $8, Non-Member Child $6, Member Adult $6, Member Child $4, and children under 3 years old are free.
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All proceeds raised from the event go towards the care and feeding of the Zoo’s over 500 animals. The event gives a boost to attendance which is crucial in helping the zoo make ends meet during the slower winter months.