Events

Wreath Making

Date:
November 26, 2022
Time:
9:00 - 11:00
Details:

Wreath Making-SOLD OUT
Offered – November 26, 9:00 – 11:00am

Create your very own wreath, using the foliage and textures of the season. Your creation will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We have all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), you provide the pruners & gloves! Classes are limited to 30 participants, limit one wreath per registration. $30/person.

Per-Person Cost:
$30
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Sorry this event is SOLD OUT!

Wine and Wreaths

Date:
December 1, 2022
Time:
5:30-7:30
Details:

Wine and Wreaths
Offered – December 1-SOLD OUT, December 2-SOLD OUT, and December 8, 2022
5:30-7:30 pm

Settle in with a glass of wine, while creating your very own wreath. It will be the perfect seasonal complement to a front door, window or fireplace mantel. We have all your wreath supplies & greenery (i.e. evergreens, juniper, pine cones, dried hydrangea, etc), you provide the pruners & gloves! Classes are limited to 30 participants, limit one wreath per registration. $30/person.   Wine and beer will be available for purchase.

Per-Person Cost:
$30
Age Restriction:
Must be 21 to register.
Registration Required:
Yes

Murder Mystery

Date:
December 10, 2022
Time:
5:30 - 9:00
Details:

Murder Mystery: HO HO Homicide

It’s that time of year…. The Zoo’s much-anticipated annual Holiday party! The staff at the Zoo always throw great parties for their Employees, Patrons, and Special Guests but this one will be one to remember because it’s an Ugly Sweater Party!  But beware, there’s a Scrooge among us.

So, get that old sweater out of the closet, adorn it with holiday spirit and wear it with style. This promises to be a party to die for…. literally, for at least one guest!!

With murder on the menu, you are certain to find a medley of individuals to make the night most memorable. Nobody is safe from murder…but everyone will have a chance at solving it.

Adult Cost:
$50
Age Restriction:
Must be 16 years or older to register.
Registration Required:
Yes

Monkey Day

Date:
December 14, 2022
Time:
11:00am-4:00pm
Details:

Happy Monkey Day!

This is event is part of our Conservation Days Series- These exciting days are celebrated around the world and these days dive into the realm of certain animals or species and highlight conservation efforts. There will be self-guided activities/crafts which will give guests a chance to learn about some of their favorite animals and how to help with their preservation. Interpretations or Keeper Chats may take place depending on the different animal and topics.

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes
To Register:

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just drop in!

Brunch with Santa

Date:
December 17, 2022
Time:
10:30-2:00
Details:

Brunch with Santa:

Join us for a festive holiday celebration at Peoria Zoo! Enjoy brunch in the Zambezi River Lodge, a meet and greet with Mr. Claus himself and holiday activities that include cookie decorating and crafts!  Includes admission to the Zoo for the rest of the day!    Buy your tickets online today!

Must be registered by 12/12/2022.

Child Cost:
Member $12 ; NonMember $15
Adult Cost:
Member $17 ; NonMember $20
Registration Required:
Yes

Winter Wonderland at Luthy Botanical Garden

Date:
December 17, 2022 - December 23, 2022
Time:
5:00-7:00 pm
Details:

Winter Wonderland
Offered – December 17- December 23
5:00-7:00 pm

Join us for your new quintessential holiday experience, Winter Wonderland at Luthy Botanical Garden. There will be a tree lighting ceremony at 6pm each night, crafts, refreshments, music, and much more. Come celebrate this must do new annual event.  Admission at the door is $5 per person or $15 per household (immediate family only). Donations are always welcome!

Per-Person Cost:
$5 ($15 per family)
Peoria Zoo

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