Christmas at Oglebay Good Zoo ~

Learn about Santa’s flying friends from Good Zoo experts!

Celebrate the Holidays with your Furry Friends

Good Zoo Admission
Adults: $11.45; Children (3-12): $7.45; Children 2 and under: Free

*Zoo admission includes access to select animal habitats, a toe-tapping holiday LASER show, and NEW Rockin’ Holiday light show on the Good Zoo’s outdoor patio featuring 40,000 LED lights choreographed to the music of Led Zeppelin, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more!

Hours of Operation
Open Sun – Thur: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thanksgiving & New Year’s Day: 1 – 8 p.m.
Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Christmas Day: 3 – 8 p.m.

Santa’s Reindeer Training School

Meet Santa’s reindeer and the zoo keepers who train them during this unique 30-minute animal encounter!

Schedule
Encounters are offered daily throughout the Festival of Lights season at 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm, and 6 pm.

Pricing
$70.23 per two guests; Add up to three additional guests for $16.23 each. Pricing includes Good Zoo admission, holiday LASER show and Rockin’ Holiday Light Show access.

*Must be 5 years or older to participate. Pricing is based on two (2) participants and includes Good Zoo admission with holiday light show. Add up to three (3) additional participants for $16.23 per person. Pricing is subject to applicable taxes and fees.

Reservations
Encounters may be scheduled online or by calling the Good Zoo office at 304-243-4100Walk-in appointments offered November-December, based on availability.

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NEW – Rockin’ Holiday Light Show

Prepare to be amazed by this dazzling light show on the Good Zoo patio! This new and improved light show features 40,000 LED lights choreographed to the music of Led Zeppelin, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more! All zoo guests receive access to the Rockin’ Holiday Light Show with cost of zoo admission.  

Holiday LASER Light Show

Throughout the Festival of Lights season, Good Zoo admission includes access to a toe-tapping LASER show in the zoo’s Benedum Planetarium featuring holiday hits from your favorite artists such as Trans Siberian Orchestra, Burl Ives, Brad Paisley, B.E. Taylor and more! This 16-minute show runs every hour, on the hour from Noon until closing. 

Zebra S’mores

Warm up around the Good Zoo’s fire pit while making delicious S’mores with a zebra twist! Zebra S’mores are available every Friday & Saturday on the Good Zoo patio from 4 – 8 p.m.

Christmas Shop at Nature Express

This holiday season, the Good Zoo’s Nature Express gift shop has been transformed into a Christmas wonderland featuring traditional holiday décor and personalized gifts, as well as toys and educational items.

Open Sun – Thur: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thanksgiving: 1 – 9 p.m.
Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: 11 – 4 p.m.
Christmas Day: 3 – 8 p.m.
New Year’s Day: 1 – 8 p.m.