Games & Activities

NEW! Ice Skating

The holidays wouldn’t feel the same without ice skating! Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, enjoy this synthetic ice experience while at the zoo. The ice skating rink is located at Polar Point.

NEW! Camel Rides

Experience this unique animal adventure and take a journey along twinkling lights while on a camel. Get up-to these majestic animals like never before with experts on hand to guide you around a track while riding a trained camel. The camel rides are located in the lower parking lot next to the zoo. *Camel rides will only be offered from 6 - 10 p.m. on Christmas Day

NEW! Snow Globe

Hop inside a larger than life snow globe for a one-of-a-kind Christmas picture with the entire family. This could make for a fun Holiday Greeting card!

Holiday Express

All aboard the Holiday Express train ride! Embark on an unforgettable journey through Brackenridge Park that includes singing elves and a special gift from Santa. Tickets can be purchased at the Train Depot. *The Holiday Express will not be running the week of November 21 due to maintenance.

Santa Visit

No visit would be complete without a stop at the North Pole and Santa’s very own workshop! Families can have their photo taken with Santa and don’t forget to share your Christmas wish list with him too!

Reindeer Ring Toss

Try your skill at this delightful game – land a ring on an antler and score!

Pick a Present

For all the good little girls and boys, Santa left a few presents to take home and place under your Christmas tree. Stop by and pick a present!

Duck Game

Pick a duck and win a prize! Enjoy this classic game – fun for all ages.