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Walk in a Winter Wonderland at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

November 28, 2020 - January 6, 2021

Walk in a Winter Wonderland at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will transform into a Winter Wonderland from November 28, 2020 through January 6, 2021, offering guests yet another opportunity to enjoy the beauty of nature in a safe, outdoor setting. The Winter Wonderland Walk includes ten festive vignettes, from Fairy House Lane and a very special train display, Imagination Station, to custom artist and children-designed snowmen, a Hanukkah Plaza, and Kris Kringle Corner.

The Winter Wonderland Walk will be open seven days a week from 9-4, beginning the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Admission is $15 for adults, and $10 for children 3-11 and seniors over 62. Children under three are free.

Santa Claus will visit Kris Kringle Corner on Sundays from 1:00-4:00 p.m., appearing in a socially-distanced sleigh where children can wave and say hello. A North Pole Postbox will be there for letters to Santa. Dates for Santa appearances are Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13 and 20.

The ten seasonal vignettes to be explored are:

  • Polar Palace: Sensory Garden Gazebo
  • Fairy House Lane and Imagination Station: South side of Victorian Greenhouse
  • Poinsettia Pass: North side of Victorian Greenhouse
  • Winter Village Square: Greenhouse lawn
  • Snowman Park: near the W.O.L.F.  Cabin
  • Nutcracker Place:Peacock Pavilion at the picnic grove
  • Dreidel Drive: at Frog Plaza in front of the Rainforest Building
  • Gingerbread Boulevard: at the fountain
  • Kris Kringle Corner:at the Education Amphitheater
  • Evergreen Lane:in the Farmyard

Zoo admission is $15 for adults, and $10 for children 3-11 and seniors over 62. Children under three are free.

The Zoo is committed to maintaining a safe space for families, so Covid-19 rules remain in effect. Masks are to be worn by all guests, except for those ages two and under. Social distancing must be observed, with six-foot distancing between family groups. Tickets can be purchased online at beardsleyzoo.org.


November 28, 2020
January 6, 2021
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Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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