Zoo Holiday Closures

December 22, 2014

EL PASO ZOO HOLIDAY CLOSURES

Due to the holidays, the zoo will be closed on December 25 and January 1. 

The zoo is open year-round. Regular zoo hours are 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ticket gate closes at 4 p.m.

For more information call (915) 521-1850 or visit elpasozoo.org

ZOO TO CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS WITH BREAKFAST AND PHOTOS WITH SANTA, SPECIAL TREATS FOR ANIMALS ON DEC 13

El Paso, Texas (December 1, 2014) – The El Paso Zoo will celebrate the holidays with Santa at the Zoo and his delivery of special treats to animals on December 13, 2014. Zoo visitors will have the chance to meet Santa (11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.) and the Grinch (1:30 – 4 p.m.) to take pictures with them for $6. Proceeds from the photos benefit the El Paso Zoological Society.

The sold out Breakfast with Santa takes place from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. and will include a visit from Santa, a breakfast buffet, special activities, an animal appearance, music and much more.

From 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., the animals in the Zoo’s Asian section will open special gifts that will be delivered by Santa that morning. The community is invited to watch as the animals open up their holiday treats in their exhibits.

Schedule is as follows:

10:30 a.m.                      Malayan Tapir

11:00 a.m.                      Nocturnal Animals in Asian Forest Complex

11:30 a.m.                      Przewalski’s Horses

12: 00 p.m.                     Asian Elephants (after daily program)

12:30 p.m.                      Sumatran Orangutans

12:45 p.m.                      Malayan Sun Bear

1:00 p.m.                        Malayan Tiger

1:30 p.m.                        Siamang

2:15 p.m.                        Asian Elephants

 

 

SUPPORT THE EL PASO ZOO AND HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A 2014 HYUNDAI ELANTRA

 Raffle Tickets Sold Through Dec. 26

WHO:   The El Paso Zoological Society (EPZS) is the Zoo’s non-profit partner and helps the City of El Paso in expanding, upgrading and promoting the El Paso Zoo. The EPZS funds education, conservation, and capital projects for the El Paso Zoo.

WHAT:  The EPZS is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a brand new 2014 Hyundai Elantra generously donated by Hyundai of El Paso. Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased at the Society’s office at the Zoo daily from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. or by calling (915) 532-8156. Only 1,500 tickets are available for purchase. Participants must be 18 or older to be entered in the raffle. All of the proceeds from this raffle will benefit the EPZS.

WHEN: Tickets will be sold through December 26, 2014. The drawing will be held LIVE on Saturday, December 27 at the Hyundai Sun Bowl game. For more information about the raffle, please call the EPZS at (915)532-8156 or visit www.elpasozoosociety.org/

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