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Holiday Fun at AWCC

December 10 @ 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.

The grinch and a reindeerArnold the Moose with a Christmas Tree


December 10
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Help us fundraise for a
NEW Animal Clinic & Housing building

"These additions and expansions will make it possible for us to provide the best care for resident animals and allow us to expand opportunities to rescue, care for, and potentially release injured and orphaned animals back into the wild."  Dr. Oakley, AWCC Head Veterinarian