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Magic of Christmas at London Zoo
Magic of Christmas at London Zoo

Sat, Nov 27



Magic of Christmas at London Zoo

Experience the Magic of Christmas at London Zoo this December. We've got everything you need for a jam-packed fun family day out this Christmas.

Time & Location

Nov 27, 2021, 8:00 AM – Jan 03, 2022, 4:00 PM

London, London NW1 7ST, UK


Meet Santa

Little ones can join in festive crafts before meeting Santa in his magical grotto at the heart of the Zoo and receive a special early Christmas gift to take home.

4-5 and 11-24 December

ZSL Gold member, Fellow and Patron exclusive dates: 27-28 November.

VIP Meet Santa

For an extra special treat, our elves will sneak you into the Zoo at 8am before opening for a VIP Breakfast with Mrs Claus before meeting the man himself!

Weekends from 27 November, then 18-24 December.

Fun festive family trail

Santa’s arrived early to London Zoo to do some research on what the animals would like for Christmas. But he’ll need your help, because with over 20,000 animals there’s far too much for just him and his elves to manage. Head out across the Zoo gathering information along the way, before reporting back to Mrs Claus in the polar post room, sending off your trail card to Santa and helping to make sure all the animals get the perfect present this Christmas!


Discover the Sensory Sweet Shop! NEW for 2021

Clouds of candy floss, a marshmallow meadow and a forest of candy canes – discover our fantasy sweetshop, brand new for 2021. Explore the fantastical settings and then why not grab a treat from one of the nearby stalls. If you can’t spoil yourself at Christmas, when can you…


!Meet Santa and Zoo entry tickets must be booked online in advance!

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