Jungle Bells at San Diego Zoo Returns for Holiday Season

Jungle Bells kicks off Dec. 14 and lasts through Jan. 5

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    San Diego’s human population wasn’t the only one getting into the holiday spirit on Saturday as the San Diego kicked off its annual holiday event Jungle Bells.

    From now until January 5, the zoo is transforming itself into a winter wonderland where visitors can experience the holiday season with some animal flair.

    Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo

    [DGO] Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo
    It's getting festive at the San Diego Zoo. From Dec. 14 through Jan. 5 the zoo will turn into a holiday wonderland filled with lights and sights of the season. NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports. (Published Friday, Dec. 13, 2013)

    Highlights of this year’s Jungle Bells events include caroling critters, a trolley ride through holiday lights, photo sessions with costumed characters, and a special holiday adoption drive.

    Jungle Bells isn’t just for the kids – the 21 and up crowd can join in on the fun at a holiday cocktail event featuring special wines, beers and appetizers.

    A full Jungle Bells schedule and ticket information can be found on the zoo’s website.