Admire Light Displays
Discover dazzling, one-of-a-kind light sculptures and animated holiday lights as you explore the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Snap a Selfie with Larger-than-Life Inflatable Animals
Don't miss the chance to take a selfie with colossal inflatable animals, featuring giraffes, lions, orangutans, two-toed sloths, peacocks, and a host of other captivating creatures.
Note: Inflatables may not be viewable when high winds or other severe weather is present.
Explore the Animal Exhibits
Enjoy a relaxing walk through many of the zoo’s regular exhibits to visit your favorite zoo animals. Open exhibits include:
- African Rift Valley Giraffe Building
- Asian Highlands
- Australia Walkabout
- Encounter Africa Elephant/Rhino Barn (view from windows)
- Rocky Mountain Wild (except grizzlies)
- The Loft
- Scutes Family Gallery
- Water’s Edge: Africa
Interact with Animals
Discover the joy of getting up close and personal with the animal residents at The Loft with special animal interactions and budgie and giraffe feeding opportunities.
Meet Santa Claus
December 1-23 | 4:00-8:30 PM
Bring the kids to Safari Lodge to experience the magic of meeting Santa Claus. Santa will be available for photos and to listen to the holiday wishes.
View the Electric Safari from Above
Weather Permitting | $3 per Person, Children 2 and Under are Free
Elevate your experience at the Electric Safari by taking a ride in the open-air Sky Ride for breathtaking views of the mesmerizing light displays.
Sip Hot Cocoa
Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa as you admire the dazzling light displays. Hot cocoa is available throughout the park at the following locations:
- Grizzly Grill
- Cozy Goat
- Pizza with a View
- Elson’s Place
- Thundergod Gift Shop
- Dippin’ Dots in Rocky Mountain Wild (Open Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays)
Roast s’mores while sipping hot chocolate at Rocky Mountain BBQ Co. every Saturday and Sunday.
Be Secret Santa for the Animals
Bring an item from the Electric Safari Wish List with you to the Electric Safari to support and enrich the lives of the animals during this festive season.