Woodland Park Zoo
Aurora Avenue N / N 59th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
11:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012
Kids | Family
December 17-19, Winter Celebration, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
26-28 Some animals hibernate during the winter, but you don’t have to! Celebrate winter by taking a wildlife trek at Woodland Park Zoo’s Winter Celebration. Discover a repertoire of animal behavior as animals munch on holiday-themed treats such as wreaths with assorted fruit, evergreen trees with ornamental fruit, and boughs and wrapped boxes. Winter Celebration is part of the zoo’s excellent animal care program to help enrich the lives of the zoo’s animals, promote natural animal behavior, keep animals mentally stimulated and engage zoo visitors. Free with zoo admission or membership.
Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily October 1 through April 30, and 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. daily May 1 through September 30. The zoo is open every day except Christmas Day.
Admission: October 1-April 30: Adult (13-64) $11.50; Child (3-12) $8.50. May 1-September 30: Adult (13-64) $17.50; Child (3-12) $11.50. Active and retired U.S. military and their families, seniors and people with physical disabilities receive an admission discount. Zoo members receive free zoo admission year round.
Parking: $5.25. Parking is limited. Consider taking the bus, biking, walking or carpooling. Conserving resources is one more way to help animals. For bus service to the zoo, visit: www.metro.kingcounty.gov.
Location: Enter through the West Entrance on Phinney Ave. N. between N. 55th & N. 56th Sts. or South Entrance at N. 50th St. & Fremont Ave. N.
Gifts/Food: Visit the ZooStores for extraordinary gifts and zoo souvenirs. Stop by the Rain Forest Food Pavilion or other concessionaire locations to quench your thirst or appetite. Open daily during regular zoo hours.
Info: For more information or to become a zoo member, call 206.548.2500 or 548.2599 (TTY), or visit the zoo’s website at www.zoo.org.
Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, award-winning Woodland Park Zoo is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting international standards for zoos in animal care, conservation and education programs. Woodland Park Zoo is helping to save animals and their habitats in Washington state and in 50 countries around the world. By inspiring people to care and act, Woodland Park Zoo is making a difference in our planet’s future. For more information, visit www.zoo.org.