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Seasonal Events

Nov
10
2017
Gingerbread House Decorating

Have an evening of family fun that can be shared over and over again throughout the holiday. Create a gingerbread masterpiece with lots of graham crackers, icing and candy trims. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Military veterans and active military will receive complimentary admission

Nov
11
2017
Veteran's Day at the Zoo

Join us as we recognize and honor both those actively serving and those who have served in the armed forces. Military veterans and active military will receive complimentary admission for themselves and up to five guests when presenting a valid military ID.

Nov
17
2017
Legend of Papa Noel/Gingerbread House Decorating

Enjoy an evening of fun starting with Papa Noel’s grand entrance! Listen to him read The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story, decorate a gingerbread house and more activities in preparation for the holiday season!

Nov
24
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
25
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
26
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
27
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
28
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
29
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
30
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
1
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
1
2017
Reindeer Ride

Welcome the holiday season with a unique nighttime family bike ride up the levy from Skip Bertman Drive to downtown Baton Rouge to be a part of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Christmas Lighting Celebration.

Ages: 8+

Dec
2
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
3
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
4
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
5
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
6
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
7
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
8
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
8
2017
Caroling in the Park

Mark your calendars for BREC’s annual Caroling in City Park featuring a park lighting ceremony, candlelight caroling, roasting marshmallows and a host of other family activities for all ages to enjoy. Food vendors will be on site for this event.

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