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Holiday Fun at AWCC

December 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Annual Holiday Event at AWCC is Saturday, December 10, 2022. This event is fun for families and all ages.

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is hosting a fun-filled holiday event! Visitors will meet Santa, Mrs. Claus & the elves, enjoy holiday-themed educational presentations, partake in fun holiday-themed photo-ops, and get some holiday shopping done at the Be Wild Gift Shop!


11AM – 3:30PM | Crafts in Bison Hall

  • Coloring Station
  • Ornament Decorating Station
  • Christmas Card Making Station
  • Free with admission.

12PM – 3PM | Santa Visits Bison Hall

  • Come to Bison Hall to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus and take a picture!
  • Free with admission.

11AM | Storytime in Bison Hall

  • Book chosen by the audience.
  • Free with admission.

11:30AM – 12:30PM | Educational Program

  • Reindeer Presentation
  • Join the AWCC Education Department at the Reindeer Habitat to learn all about reindeer!
  • Free with admission.

1PM | Storytime in Bison Hall

  • Book chosen by the audience.
  • Free with admission.

2PM | Walk on the Wild Side Tour 

  • Enjoy a tour where your personal guide walks you through the Center, offering history and stories of resident wildlife – and you’ll get to feed an animal!
  • $125 per person (includes admission)
  • For ages 10 and up only.
  • Advanced reservations required. Book online HERE.

We encourage everyone to bring their cameras to capture these fun holiday memories.



December 10, 2022
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover the WILD of Alaska and come meet the locals! Walk on the Wild Side Tours are available year-round and include an animal encounter. Summer Moose Encounters & Bear Encounters are available for online booking. Book early to ensure your spot!