Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Special Events
If you have any questions, please call (402) 738-2038 or email communications@omahazoo.com.

Holiday Happenings - December 3, 10 and 17, 2016

Catch a glimpse of special holiday characters as they dive into the shark tunnel inside the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium on Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Also, Zoo residents will be getting special enrichment gifts throughout the day. Event activities are free to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members or with regular paid Zoo admission.

Supper with Santa - December 15 - 18, 2016
Supper with SantaIt's that time of year for Mr. and Mrs. Claus to make their annual trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for Supper with Santa! Join us December 15-18 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a night of fun-filled holiday spirit!

Enjoy a spaghetti dinner, cookie decorating, craft stations, story time, exploring Scott Aquarium and of course pictures with Santa!

Cost is $18 per person for Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members, $23 for non-members and children 2 and under are free. Reservations are required for this all-inclusive event. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All sales are final.

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For more information call (402) 738-2092.
Penguins and Pancakes - December 26 - 30, 2016
Penguins and Pancakes Join Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for a formal affair – Penguins and Pancakes – on Monday, December 26, through Friday, December 30, 2016, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. (no formal-wear required).  Enjoy pancakes from The Pancake Man, crafts and animal visits from the African penguins.


Member cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children (ages 3-11).  Non-member cost is $25 for adults and $20 for children (ages 3-11).  Children 2 and under are free. Reservations are required.
Tickets are non-refundable. Event is rain or shine. All children must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Ticket purchase includes a pancake breakfast, plush penguin toy and admission to the Zoo.

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Noon Year's Eve - December 31, 2016
Noon Year's Eve

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1!  Party with the animals and celebrate New Year's Eve at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on Saturday, December 31, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Have a wild time with entertainment from Joe Cole’s Magic Show, fun activities and an early countdown to 2017 complete with a beach ball drop at noon.  Enjoy this fun family event without having to stay up until midnight. Event activities are free to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members or with regular paid Zoo admission.

Event schedule is as follows:

11:59 a.m. Beach ball drop countdowns begin in the Education and Conference Center in the Scott Aquarium and the Wild Kingdom Pavilion

12 p.m. Beach balls will drop in the Education and Conference Center in the Scott Aquarium and the Wild Kingdom Pavilion

12:15 p.m. Joe Cole's Magic Show in Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditorium

Wildlife Safari Park Special Events
For more information, please call (402) 738-6908 or email scout@omahazoo.com.