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Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo

Proudly Supported by California Coast Credit Union

Familiar holiday traditions take on a wild twist at the Zoo’s Jungle Bells celebration. The Zoo will be aglow with holiday cheer and decorations, with music filling the air, joyful roaming entertainers, and special food items and sweets available. During Jungle Bells festivities, the Zoo will close at 8 p.m.

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Dec 10, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Close at 5:00 PM on December 24; open on Christmas Day and New Year's Day until 8:00 PM.

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Free with admission

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