International Day with the Critters at Santa Ana Zoo

International Day with the Critters at Santa Ana Zoo is happening this Sunday, December 18th from 12 noon – 3pm, rain or shine. The annual event is included with the price of admission and FREE for Zoo members. Guests will take a “trip around the world” exploring and discovering international stations throughout the Zoo and getting their “passports” stamped. Each station will feature an animal from a different country around the world. Live entertainment, games, storytelling, special children’s crafts and educational activities will take place throughout the day.

Guests of International Day with the Critters will be among the first to experience the Zoo’s “Winter Zoobilation” decorations including a frosty theme, fairy lights and falling snow. Additional decorations including beautiful, original hand-crafted adornments that are perfect for pictures and depict many holiday favorites including Santa’s Workshop, Sweet Shop and Post Office cut outs of 3-dimensional wood and individually designed and painted by Friends of Santa Ana Zoo (FOSAZ) Board Member Rip Ribble, will be on display Dec. 1-31, 2016.

About the Santa Ana Zoo

The Santa Ana Zoo is home to more than 260 animals, including 60 of the most interesting and engaging monkeys and several endangered species, like the golden lion tamarins. The Zoo is open daily from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. To become a Member of the Zoo, please call (714) 953-8555 x13. The Santa Ana Zoo in Prentice Park is located at 1801 East Chestnut Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92701.For more information call 714-836-4000 or visit

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