november, 2023

sat25novsun07janThe Magic of Christmas

the magic of christmas

Event Details

Meet Santa before heading of on a Sleigh Trail and joining Christmas-themed animal talks with The Magic of Christmas at London Zoo.

When: November 25 to January 7

Where: London Zoo

Ticket price: Included with entry tickets to zoo

Find out more here

Further information from organisers:

Meet Santa at London Zoo (at additional charge) 

Little ones will get a sprinkling of Christmas magic at London Zoo. They will learn what it takes to become one of Santa’s helpers in the elf school. Then they can meet Santa in his magical grotto at the heart of the Zoo. Every child will receive a very special early Christmas gift to take home.

Christmas Sleigh Trail

Christmas magic isn’t reserved just for reindeer, so this year the animals have a chance to show Santa what they’re made of. It’s up to you to decide who’s best for the job as you follow the Christmas sleigh trail around the zoo.

Giant Animal Advent Calendar

Join Santa’s cheeky elves as they open the Giant Advent Calendar. With fun animal crafts and special Christmas-themed animal talks, there’ll be plenty of opportunity to join us celebrating the animal of the day! 

Send your Christmas letter to Santa

The Polar Post Room is working overtime at this time of year, ensuring Santa receives all his mail. Write your own letter to Father Christmas, telling him all about your perfect present. The Chief Elf will make sure your letter is signed, sealed and delivered to the big man ahead of the big day! 

Christmas-themed animal talks

Spread lots of festive joy and enrichment to the animals this Christmas – check out the What’s On board when you arrive to find out more about the talks and timings throughout the day.

Secret Santa

Keep your eyes peeled for the big man himself, as Santa will be popping up around the Zoo throughout the day to feed some of our animals and if you’re lucky, you might just spot him!

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November 25 (Saturday) - January 7 (Sunday)

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