NEAAPA Meet Up Member Outreach Event at Southwick's Zoo's Festival of Illumination
This is a fantastic networking opportunity for current and prospective NEAAPA members.
Enjoy delicious food and beverages from Galliford's Restaurant while you and your family take in the sights and sounds of this spectacular special event!
Be immersed in the breathtaking world of over a million dazzling holiday lights and enchanting festival lanterns, showcasing fairytales, legends, and myths through the incredible handcrafted displays. Take a train ride through the Magical Holiday Forest where you may spot a fallow deer or the Grinch himself! Enjoy live entertainment including acrobat shows at the Cirque de Lumination tent. Visit Artisans Lane and warm up by the firepits while enjoying s’mores, hot toddies, and more from our special menu at the Kringle Cafe and Bakery. Visit with Santa beginning November 25th through to December 24th.
Date and Time
Saturday Dec 3, 2022 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Join NEAAPA as we celebrate with Southwick's Zoo on Saturday, December 3. Check-in starts at 5:00pm, and the park is open until 8pm.
Prepare to be amazed viewing giraffes, lions, tigers, white rhinos, and chimpanzees in our beautiful 200 acres of naturalistic habitats. Southwick’s Zoo is home to 850 exotic animals from around the world and our interactive exhibits are fun for all ages. Stroll leisurely through our 35 acre deer forest, where the deer roam free or ride the Woodlands Express train ride through the North American Elk habitat and wetlands. View the African Plains and other animal exhibits from new heights on our Skyfari Skyride.
Learn about your favorite wild animals, such as a kangaroo, armadillo or chameleon at the EARTH Discovery Center. Get up close and personal with farm animals, featuring chickens, goats and alpacas at our Petting Zoo. Parakeet Landing will offer you the chance to see and hear exotic birds. Don’t miss out on animal presentations, our kid’s play park, pony and camel rides, kiddie rides and so much more!