Temperatures are heating up, but the Phoenix Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland
on Saturday, July 13! Chill out in nearly 50 tons of snow, splash around at the wet and wild play areas, and watch our lovable animals enjoy icy treats.

All activities are included with general Zoo admission.



  • Play in 35 TONS of Snow!
  • Snow Targets
  • Toddler Snow Pile (ages 5 and under)
    • A Snowy “Blizzard” Every Hour!

Lakeside Tent

  • Live Music and Games with DJ Rob
  • ZooTeen Station
    • Bergmann’s Rule

Savanna Park

  • “Chilly” Photo Op 

Lagoon Lounge

  • First Aid & Cool Zone

Plaza de los Nińos

  • Meet Firefighters from the Phoenix Fire Department
    • Learn about water safety
    • Tour the fire truck

Other Chilly Activities

  • Leapin’ Lagoon splash pad and Yakulla Caverns water play areas
  • Animals throughout the Zoo will enjoy icy treats and a chance to play in the snow!
  • Visit the Zoo Program booth near the gift shop and learn about our many programs!
  • Meet some of the Zoo’s animal ambassadors at the entrance of the Zoo!

Chilly Creature features

  • 8:30 a.m. – Komodo Dragon Kastle
    Tropics Trail
  • 9:30 a.m. – Monkey Village Icy Treats
    Monkey Village, Tropics Trail
  • 10 a.m. – Anteater Bubble Bath
    Tropics Trail
  • 10:30 a.m. – Cheetah & Painted Dog
    Africa Trail
  • 10:45 a.m. – Sloth Mini Shower
    Nina Mason Pulliam Children’s Trail

Fee-based activities

  • Carousel | $2 Member, $3 General
  • Camel Rides | $5 Member, $6 General
  • Stingray Bay | $3 Member, $4 General
  • 4-D Theater | $4 Member, $5 General
  • Safari Cruiser | $5 Member, $6 General*
    *Safari Cruiser will not be running from 9 – 10 a.m.

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