Some WILD events coming up at Yorkshire Wildlife Park this Halloween and Christmas
Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster, is home to more than 450 animals from 70 species, including Amur Leopards and Tigers, Painted Hunting Dogs, Black Rhinos, and the country’s only Polar bears.
The park takes visitors on a breathtaking walk-through adventure in more than 150 acres of unrivalled reserves including Lemur Woods, Into Africa, South America Viva, Land of the Tiger, Leopard Heights and Project Polar.
Your little ones can also let off some steam in their fun-tastic outdoor play areas, and the Safari Village has its own café, the Safari Store and a range of boutique shops offering gift shopping opportunities, including VIP experiences and the chance to adopt an animal.
As well as guaranteeing the best day out, Yorkshire Wildlife Park also have some WILD events coming up this Halloween and Christmas:
Fantastical Enchanted Tales
This Halloween half-term explore a world of mystical realms at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Take a walk through the enormous Mushroom Forest and a visit to an evil Queen’s Castle, if you dare! Experience the magical realm of unicorns and roam the colourful Rainbow Woods. Braver adventurers can take a trip to the Evil Dungeon.
You can then explore the park where you might see Lions, Tigers, Polar Bears, mischievous Lemurs plus spotted Hyenas and their very own Red Panda princesses, Ariel, Alice and Aurora.
These spooky happenings will be taking place between Saturday 24th and Wednesday 28th October 2020.
The park is open daily from 9am ‘til 6pm with advance tickets only, limited capacities and timed entry slots to ensure all our visitors enjoy a safe and fun family day out.
PLUS! If you book our later timed entry slots of 14:30 and 15:30 you will receive £5 off each admission ticket and enjoy the park as it gets dark…get tickets here.
This Christmas, explore a spectacular light and lantern festival at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. A million lights bulbs and LED lights will transform the park for the first time ever into a winter wonderland featuring 42 different displays with 1,000 individual lanterns.
The immersive light installations and interactive exhibits will be the largest ever in Yorkshire and will amaze visitors along a 2,400 metre trail at the innovative park.
The spectacular light show, created by Lightopia, which has exhibited in the US and venues around the world, will include giant lanterns depicting some of the 400 animals that live at the 150-acre park. The majority of the lanterns are currently being shipped to Doncaster from their most recent show in New York. The show will feature a dinosaur lantern, light-up animals, a giant interactive piano keyboard, step-on light pads, immersive rainbow lights and many other light creations.
The enchanting routes have been designed with the safety of friends and family in mind with advanced booking only and limited numbers of people on site with 15-minute timed entry slots to maintain social distancing.
Children and adults will enjoy a kaleidoscope of colour with magical sculptures and tunnels of light as they stroll around 2.4 km of trails that have been designed to ensure a magical and safe experience. The experience will be enhanced by delicious festive food and drink for all the family to enjoy and get in the spirit of Christmas.
The evening festivities will be open to the public from 4.00pm until 9.00pm on 44 selected dates from November through Christmas and into early January. The light and lantern trail is expected to take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
The park’s animals will not be on view during the evening lantern trail, as they will be tucked up in bed, but YWP will be offering daytime bundled tickets to allow visitors to enjoy both a day with the animals and the chance to explore the illuminated trail later on.
Better still, you can currently save 25% of all tickets when you book with the code light25! All tickets need to be purchased in advance; key dates are expected to sell out very quickly, so book sooner rather than later!
Book tickets on the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Website HERE