Try Festive Feast for a delicious meal with holiday activities and more!

Festive Feast at the Lodge


What a great way to make your trip to Lights Before Christmas even more special!

We have options for family nights as well as our new Moonlight & Mistletoe Wednesdays just for adults.

Admission Rates

$35 for Adults and $25 for children ages 2-11.

Family Nights

Family Nights on select Mondays and Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Bring your family for a great evening with the following great options:

•  Festive Feast buffet
•  homemade delicious dessert
•  seasonal entertainment
•  an animal encounter
•  family-friendly crafts
•  a photo with Santa (1 photo for each family)
•  holiday spirits (ages 21 & up—additional cost)
•  admission to Lights Before Christmas

Family Nights Seasonal Entertainment Schedule

Meet the Snow Queen and Princess Ana!

• Monday, November 30
• Tuesday, December 1
Snow Queen and Princess Ana presented by Laurel’s Princess Parties .

Have fun with Ellie the Elf

• Monday, December 7 SOLD OUT
• Tuesday, December 8
• Monday, December 14 SOLD OUT
• Tuesday, December 15 SOLD OUT

Moonlight & Mistletoe Wednesdays

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Bring your friends, a date, or co-workers to this new adults-only event:

•  Festive Feast buffet
•  homemade delicious dessert
•  seasonal entertainment
•  an animal encounter
•  two free drinks at the bar
•  holiday spirits (ages 21 & up—additional cost)
•  admission to Lights Before Christmas

Moonlight & Mistletoe Available Dates

• Wednesday, December 2, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
• Wednesday, December 9, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
• Wednesday, December 16, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Reserve your Festive Feast today!

* Note—Festive Feasts fill up quickly so be sure to place your reservations today!

Admission to Lights Before Christmas is included with the price of your Festive Feast purchase.

Click here to place your online reservation for Family Night

Click here to place your online reservation for Moonlight & Mistletoe (adults only)

Full payment is due at the time of your reservation. You can place your reservation by phone on any date before your scheduled reservation, or up until 3pm on the day of the your reservation. Walk-in customers are still welcome after 3pm if seating is still available; walk-in customers need to pay for their reservations at the Visitor Services Window at the Zoo’s main entrance.


Contact the Group Sales department at 419.385.5721, ext 6001.

Client Testimonial

Here’s what one of our recent customers had to say about Festive Feast:

“We had a great time and we thought it was very well organized. The food was great and the atmosphere was wonderful. We have and will continue to recommend this event to our friends.”

Holiday Parties at the Zoo

Are you looking for something bigger for your organization? The Zoo offers several options for outstanding holiday parties.