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November 26–28; December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18–23, and 26–31; January 1–2

Wild Holidays

See the Safari Park in a whole new light! Take a holiday expedition of light and travel through places that glow and twinkle with holiday cheer. Holiday tunes set the mood, and seasonal food treats tempt you throughout your journey.


Wild Holidays is included with all admission tickets and memberships.


Safari Park Radio 197.2 FM.

Safari Park Radio 197.2

  • 4 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • Barking Deer, Safari Park Base Camp

The Safari Park’s very own radio station returns with a mix of contemporary and traditional sounds of the season.

light up the holidays display.

Light Up the Holidays

  • 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, and 8 p.m.
  • Safari Base Camp

The area is illuminated as the trees light up in a choreographed show to a custom holiday soundtrack.

Safari Parker - interactive entertainment

Safari Parker

  • 4, 5, 6, and 7 p.m. (20 minutes)
  • Village Playground, Nairobi Village

Join our adventurer extraordinaire for interactive fun and surprises, as he reads his original holiday story, “Twas the Night Before Wild Holidays.”

Holiday troubadour

Holiday Troubadour

  • 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Village Playground, Nairobi Village

Interact and sing along with our acoustic holiday musician.

Stilt walkers perform.

Firefly Stilt Walkers

  • 4 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • Flightline & Loop Lagoon

As you travel around the Lagoon, encounter these beautifully lighted performers as they venture and glow in the night.

Two violins and holiday decor

Turtle Doves

  • 4:20, 5:20, 6:20, and 7:20 p.m. (40 minutes)
  • African Woods—Elevator Deck—Mawazo—Flightline, Nairobi Village

The violin duo play all of your holiday favorites in a classical, symphonic style.

Lantern walkway

Nairobi Lantern Walk

  • 5 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • Nairobi Walk

Journey down the walk and experience the lanterns as they light and change to a musical soundtrack.

Guitar and percussion musical duo.

Sweater Weather

  • 4, 5, 6, and 7 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Condor Cart and World Gardens, Walkabout Australia

Traveling guitar and percussion performers create acoustic renditions of festive holiday songs.

Bridge with archway of lights.

Bridge of Lights

  • 5 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • Safari Walk Bridge

Let your holiday expedition of light take you through this musical and magical lighted archway.

Wild holidays lighted sign.

The Spirit of the Season

  • 5 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • Tiger Trail, Sambutan Longhouse, Walkabout Australia, Zuest Woolshed, World Gardens, Condor Ridge

Experience the season with magical touches at these locations that showcase holiday décor and specially designed, lighted trees that make for the perfect family photo opportunity.

Holiday light displays.

Journey of Light

  • 5 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • Flightline Plaza, Nairobi Walk, Africa Walk, Rift Lift Deck, Mawazo Patio

Holiday lights and décor give these pathways a magical glow after dark. 

Cactus lit up.

Baja Gardens

  • 5 to 8 p.m. (Continuous)
  • World Gardens

See this amazing Southwest garden lighted in holiday cheer.

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Your purchase helps rescue orphaned elephants


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Groom and bride embracing as a giraffe looks on in the distance.
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