ALPINE: Thanksgiving Turkey Bash
with Lions Tigers & Bears, A Big Cat and Exotic
Animal Rescue November 29-30, 2019, 10 a.m.
24402 Martin Way
lionstigersandbears.org - Book online or call (619) 659-8078 ext 4.
Come get WILD with San Diego's Rescued Lions Tigers and Bears after Thanksgiving - and watch rescued big cats and bears enjoy their Thanksgiving Feast. This event is a special twist on the regularly scheduled 10 a.m. guided educational visit.
BAKERSFIELD: CALM Zoo Feast for the
Beasts November 29, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
California Living Museum
10500 Alfred Harrell Highway
$10 regular admission without food donation, calmzoo.org
Bring a food donation from the Zoo's list of needed items and it will be considered you admission ticket.
FOLSOM: Folsom Zoo Sanctuary
Thanksgiving Feast for the Animals November 28,
2019, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Special Thanksgiving meals, snacks and treats are served to the animals, and some will even enjoy pumpkin pie (made from a special animal-friendly recipe). Regular admission fees apply; call 916-351-3527 for more information. Thanksgiving train rides available, too.
FRESNO: Fresno Chaffeee Zoo - open on Thanksgiving with Special Hours: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. fresnochaffeezoo.org
LONG BEACH: Aquarium of the Pacific is
open on Thanksgiving 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Guests are invited to Thanksgiving Lunch (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) $70, Tax, fees extra, aquariumofpacific.org
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Zoo - closed on Thanksgiving.
Closed Nov 28, Dec 24, and Dec 25, 2019
LA Zoo Lights November 15, 2019-January 5, 2020 6-10 p.m. Box Office is open 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
MONTEREY: Monterey Bay Aquarium is open on Thanksgiving Day, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. montereybayaquarium.org
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo - open on Thanksgiving
open 365 days a year.
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Zoo's Safari Park
- open every day of the year, including
open 365 days. Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Hunte Nairobi Pavilion, where you can enjoy a lavish buffet with Thanksgiving favorites and chef's specialties. Two seatings are available, at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Guests will be seated at their own reserved table, set according to their guest count.
The cost is $49.95 per person for adults, $19.95 per person for children ages 3 to 11, plus tax and parking. Admission is required for nonmembers.
Make reservations online or call 619-718-3000.
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld San Diego is open
on Thanksgiving Day and is in full Christmas
gear with Clyde & Seamore's Christmas Special.
For special dining guests can upgrade their
experience and Dine with the Orcas.
Christmas Celebration November 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020 Experience the wonder of the season with exciting new things happening this year. Ice skating show Winter Wonderland on Ice, Acrobat show Cirque Christmas, Sesame Street Christmas Village, More lights & festive fun Learn More
SAN FRANCISCO: San
Francisco Zoo - open on Thanksgiving
open 365 days a year - every day!
Experience Reindeer Romp beginning November 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020. Majestic reindeer romp at SF Zoo's Playfield Lawn, near the spectacular Elinor Friend Playground with Zoo staff at the Reindeer from 11:30a-4p daily. Santa is sending his favorite reindeer, "Belle", "Holly" and "Peppermint" to spread holiday cheer at San Francisco Zoo & Gardens! See animals who help Santa deliver presents. Learn what reindeer and caribou eat (besides carrots and cookies on Christmas Eve.)
SAN FRANCISCO: Academy of Sciences
Steinhart Aquarium is open Thanksgiving Day with
special hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The
Academy is open 365 days. Life on Ice with
Reindeer begins November 22, 2019 through
January 5, 2020.
SAN FRANCISCO: Aquarium of the Bay on
Pier 39 is open on Thanksgiving Day November 28,
2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Embarcadero & Beach Street
SANTA BARBARA: Santa Barbara Zoo
Pumpkin Smash- open on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash November 28, 2019, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animal lovers are encouraged to get the kids out of the house this Thanksgiving and come to the Zoo for a smashin' good time! Watch as the elephants, gorillas, and other Zoo animals play and interact with pumpkins. The Zoo closes at 3:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
SANTA ROSA: Safari West - open
on Thanksgiving (weekend rates apply for tours)
Thanksgiving on the Sonoma Serengeti Dinner is add-on to Safari Tour
BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Alpine Zoo -
open daily except for weather
circumstances - check with zoo about holiday
EUREKA: Sequoia Park Zoo - open on
Hours: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Gift shop is closed.
PALM DESERT: Palm Desert's Living Desert is open every day except Christmas. livingdesert.org
Atascadero's Charles Paddock Zoo - closed on
closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
SAN PEDRO: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day. cabrillomarineaquarium.org
ORANGE: Orange County Zoo - Closed
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Zoo - closed on Thanksgiving Day
closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
OAKLAND: Oakland Zoo - closed on Thanksgiving
closes Thanksgiving, Christmas and 1 day in June
SANTA ANA: Santa Ana Zoo - closed on Thanksgiving
closes Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Years Day
LA JOLLA: Birch Ocean Aquarium at Scripps is
closed Thanksgiving Day.