Come visit the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo with your family and friends during our Holiday Lights Spectacular! *A Frozen Princess Ball (5:30pm - 8:00pm) Featuring Elsa and Anna every night!
Come meet and greet some of your favorite Princess characters when you visit the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo during select nights of our Holiday Lights Spectacular. Featuring Elsa and Anna every night! Located at the Picnic Pavilion. Princesses sponsored by Perfect Princess Parties NJ (perfectprincesspartiesnj.com) Professional photos available for purchase.
*SANTA! at gazebo by Bear House. Come take a photo with Santa and drop off your letter in our North Pole mailbox. Professional photos available for purchase.
*Ice Sculpture on the amphitheater stage from approximately 5 - 6:30pm
*S\'mores station by Sea Lion Sound
*Face Painting in Touch Tank
*Warm up and see some animals in our indoor exhibits like the Reptile House or Touch Tank
*Donation Drop off is located in the parking lots before you enter Holiday Lights
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 18 – December 11
Every Night: December 12 – January 2, 2017
Closed: December 24 & 25
5pm to 9pm
Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats. Different themed activities featured each December weekend makes visiting extra exciting!
To see our complete event listings please visit our event calendar here.