Winter Zoobilee December 14, 2024 | 10AM - 3PM | Utica Zoo

The following are details from Zoobilee 2023. Stay tuned for details on Zoobilee 2024!

Winter Zoobilee presented by The Flemma Group | Baird Private Wealth Management is the Utica Zoo’s newest holiday event! Join the zoo as we celebrate all things winter and learn about the different adaptations the animals make during the colder months.

This new event features live music, food trucks, campfires and roasted marshmallows, activity stations with prizes, and SANTA & MRS. CLAUS!

Date: Saturday, December 16 from 10 am – 3 pm

The cost to participate in the Zoobilee activities is admission plus $4 for an event activity card.

Activities include:

  • 7 Game & Activity Stations With Prizes at Each
  • Winter-Themed Craft Stations
  • Campfires with Roasted Marshmallows
  • Photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus
  • Write and mail your letter to Santa Claus and receive a letter back!

Also Featured:

  • LIVE Music from Max Scialdone from his NEW holiday album from 10 am – 12 pm
  • A special performance from the Happy Haggs Dance Troupe of Central New York starting at 1pm
  • Magic Shows from Jim Okey Magic Comedy throughout the day 


Food Trucks / Vendors:


The Utica Zoo will be closed at 1:00pm on 8/3 for BREWFEST and will reopen with normal hours on 8/4!