Potawatomi Zoo hosts Ugly Sweater Party, Gift of Lights Dec. 22

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Families can enjoy a fun night out at Potawatomi Zoo on Dec. 22 with an ugly sweater party and a holiday light experience.

Dress in your favorite ugly sweater and enjoy a sampling of holiday spirits for $10 at the Round Barn Bar and Otter Cabin.

Great Lakes Brewing Company, Saugatuck Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada Celebration and a variety of mulled wine and ciders from Round Barn Winery will be available on tap.

Hot chocolate and spiked coffee will be available for purchase.

Event-goers can also enjoy the “Gift of Lights” a holiday experience featuring millions of lights decorated around trees and beautiful light-up displays from 5-9 p.m.

Potawatomi Zoo

The “Gift of Lights” event will feature special performances by the South Bend Civic Theatre, weather permitting, which will take place near the North American river otter habitat near the Christmas Tree.

Potawatomi Zoo

Santa, Elsa and Anna, Elf on the Shelf, the Grinch are expected to make appearances. Schedules may vary.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate or via the event page.

For more information on these events visit Potawatomi Zoo's web page.

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