ElectriCritters Holiday Light Extravaganza
Dates: November 26, 28-30 and December 5-7, 12-23, 26-31
Times: 5:30pm – 8:30pm (Last visitors admitted through the gate at 8:00pm)
Description of the Event: A winner in the “Best Christmas Tradition” category in Pueblo Chieftain’s Best of Pueblo, ElectriCritters holiday light show has become a Pueblo tradition. 2014 marks the twenty-second season of Electricritters. For 25 nights, the Zoo glows with more than 250,000 dancing making for a perfect holiday outing for visiting family and friends.
New features for 2014 include:
2 new ElectriCritters – A Painted Dogs installation will herald the new exhibit coming in Summer 2015 (http://www.pueblozoo.org/#!capital-campaign/c6bc) and a lineup of critters will ring in 2015. Come see if you can spot the new creations amongst the existing menagerie of more than 150 glowing creations.
Santa Sundays – Santa will be taking requests and posing for photos from 6:00 – 8:00 every Sunday before Christmas (Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, & 21)
Family New Year’s Eve – Ring in 2015 with a safe (early) family event. We will ring in the new year in different international time zones each hour on the hour. December 31, 5:30 – 8:30.
The Family Holiday Experience combo ticket features discount tickets for a family of 4 (2 adults/2 children) for the Riverwalk’s Boat Rides with Santa and Pueblo Zoo’s ElectriCritters. The combo ticket costs $30 which represents a $14 savings. On sale only at Loaf N’Jug locations.
Guests will enjoy holiday music and warming up in the EcoCenter with a cup of hot chocolate at the Candy Cane Café, while watching the Penguins swim and play. All proceeds raised from the event go towards the care and feeding of the Zoo’s over 450 animals.
Prices for Advance Discount Tickets (Purchased during the day before 4pm): Non-Member Adult $6, Non-Member Child $4, Member Adult $4, Member Child $3, and children under 3 years old are free.
Prices for Tickets (Purchased that evening after 4pm): Non-Member Adult $7, Non-Member Child $5, Member Adult $5, Member Child $4, and children under 3 years old are free.