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Christmas Celebration powered by Reliant

Event date: December 17, 2021 - December 23, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Abilene Zoo invites you to Christmas Celebration powered by Reliant for seven evenings December 17 through 23 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy the wonder of the holiday while meeting Santa’s magical reindeer, ice skating, walking through immersive light displays, watching a professional ice sculpture show, and experiencing the spirit of the season at a live nativity. 

Tickets can be purchased now by clicking below. Our Zoo Members, discounts are available.

Guests will find loads of family fun and perfect holiday picture spots throughout the zoo’s beautifully decorated zones including Caribbean Christmas, Fire & Ice, the Nutcracker, Lone Star Christmas, Santa’s Reindeer Stables, and Enchanted Elm.

Designed as an event for all ages, Christmas Celebration powered by Reliant features:

● Nightly 6 p.m. Christmas tree lighting by Big Country dignitaries and celebrities

  • Live reindeer & opportunity to make magical reindeer food  
  • An 85-foot light tunnel featuring over 25,000 lights 
  • Ice skating inside the Abilene Zoo’s skating rink 
  • Snowfall every half hour
  • Live Christmas music throughout the night 
  • Cookie decorating at Mrs. Claus’ Texas Bakery by H-E-B 
  • Fire & Ice ice sculpture show by Parkhill featuring a professional ice sculptor 
  • Live nativity experience by Beltway Park Church 
  • Enhance your experience with tasty winter treats including s’mores, hot chocolate, and holiday crafted adult beverages

You’re invited to wander through magical light displays and merry experiences such as Caribbean Christmas, Fire & Ice, the Nutcracker, Lone Star Christmas, Santa’s Reindeer Stables, and Enchanted Elm, transporting guests into a wild winter wonderland. Bring the whole family to enjoy the most magical time of the year at the Abilene Zoo!

Get Your Christmas Celebration Tickets Here