november, 2019

This is a repeating event

29nov6:00 pm8:00 pmHoliday Nights


Event Details

Join us for our third annual Holiday Nights series at the Zoo, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from November 29th (Black Friday) through December 28th!

Enjoy a family stroll through the Zoo complete with charming Christmas lights. Roast marshmallows by campfire and enjoy up close animal encounters.

The Zoo will be open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings from 6pm to 8pm, starting Friday, November 29th and running through Saturday, December 28th.

Red River Zoo members receive FREE admission. (We are not honoring membership reciprocity for these special events. Purchase your Red River Zoo membership here.)

If you’re not a Zoo member, admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 2 to 14, and under 2 are free. Holiday Nights are sure to delight the entire family!

The festivities include:

  • Christmas lights and decorations adorn the Zoo. (A charming and easy stroll in any kind of weather!)
  • S’mores kits will be available for purchase by our toasty campfire!
  • Winter activities & crafts!
  • Special animal encounters!
  • Animal enrichment and training presentations!
  • Let the Zoo be your winter wonderland! Feel free to create your own snowman AND snow animals for all to see!
  • We’ll be selling hot cocoa, hot cider, hot coffee, and cookies in the Carousel pavilion!
  • We’ll have additional surprises to announce throughout the holiday season, so check the Facebook event page each week to see what we’ve got in store for you!
  • Our ‘Spot the Elf’ Scavenger Hunt!
    • The Elf on a Shelf will be moving to a new spot throughout the Zoo each night. Spot the elf and enter to win one of our fabulous prizes!
    • Prizes to be announced!
    • All attendees will be eligible to enter once per evening, but you can attend as many Holiday Night evenings as you’d like!


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Red River Zoo

4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

november 30, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 5, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 6, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 7, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 12, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 13, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 14, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 19, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 20, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 21, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 26, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 27, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 28, 2019 6:00 pm