Texas Wild! Wonderland at Fort Worth Zoo


November 27, 2021 to December 19, 2021


Fort Worth Zoo View map
989 Colonial Parkway,
Fort Worth, TX, 76110

Additional Information

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  • Line/Box Office Phone: 817/759-7555
  • Cost: Free with regular admission: $16 adults; $12 children 3–12 years; free for 2 and younger.
  • Ages: All ages


Have a holly, jolly good time at the Fort Worth Zoo with this first-ever seasonal event. Our inaugural Texas Wild! Wonderland will transform Texas Town into an enchanted holiday wonderland that is sure to make your spirits bright. Enjoy holiday-themed shows, seasonal foods, photos with Santa, falling snow and many more festivities.

The best part? You can waltz through the Texas Wild! Wonderland during regular operating hours for free with Zoo admission or a membership. Additional fees may apply with Zoo attractions, seasonal food items, merchandise and photos with Santa.

Texas Wild! Wonderland will take place during park hours, 10am–4pm, the following Saturdays and Sundays only: Nov. 27–28, Dec. 4–5 , Dec. 11–12 and Dec. 18–19.

Strolling characters – Give your season’s greetings to an ice princess, friendly snowman and happy holiday elf strolling throughout Texas Town. Perfect for a photo op!
-All aboard the North Pole Express! Spot some festive decorations on your way to Texas Wild! One-way tickets are $4 ($3 for Zoo members).
-Take a stroll down the candy cane lane before taking a spin on the Candy Cane Carousel. Tickets are $4 per ride ($3 for Zoo members).
-Capture your special memories with a photo with Santa Claus. Photos are $20 and all proceeds from this beloved tradition support the care and feeding of Fort Worth Zoo animals.
-Feel like you’re walking in a real winter wonderland with snow falling in Texas Town every half-hour.

-Jingle and Jolly’s Puppet Show
At 11:30am and 3pm, join Jingle the Elf and all his puppet friends! Get in the holiday spirit with a caroling snowman and reindeer.
-The Holiday Show Ho Ho Ho
At 10:30am and 1pm, sing along to popular holiday songs with Mrs. Claus and be dazzled with holiday magic.
-Holiday-Themed Animal Stage Show
At noon and 2pm, learn about the world’s holidays and gift giving traditions with special animal guests. (This show is weather dependent.)

Find more holiday fun near you by searching our calendar at dfwchild.com/calendar.