Saturday, September 13, 2014

Cool Off at the LA Zoo This Weekend

Billy the elephant cools off at the Los Angeles Zoo. (Photo credit: Tad Motoyama)
While temperatures are supposed to be scorching this weekend, the Los Angeles Zoo is hosting a fun event, inviting families to "chill out" at the animal-friendly hot spot.

In addition to catching a glimpse of elephants, apes and lions dining on fruit- and meatsicles, families will also be able to take in fun events like a fire hose display from local firefighters, craft tables where kids can customize sun visors and paper fans and watch as ice sculpture artists carve animals out of blocks of ice.

From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on both days, the Radio Disney street team will be on hand with games, sing-alongs and contests.

Oh, and yes there will be misters and fans, so you can actually keep cool, too.

It's Cool at the LA Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
September 13 & 14 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tickets: $19 (general admission); $14 (kids ages 2-12); kids under 2 are free

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