Christmas Town returns to Summerfield Zoo

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WIFR) -- Christmas Town is back at Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere for the second straight year.

Courtesy: Summerfield Zoo

This year's festivities begin on Friday, Nov. 15.

Christmas Town gives visitors the chance to meet Santa's reindeer team and watch baby reindeer training sessions throughout the day.

Summerfield Zoo owner Rick Anderson says there's more attractions for the second year of Christmas Town.

“We are so excited to invite everyone back to Christmas Town at Summerfield Zoo!" says Anderson. "For our second year we are expanding our lights and decorations. Visitors will be able to enter our magical reindeer barn to meet all of Santa’s sleigh team of reindeer."

"During your tour of the reindeer barn, you will get to pet and take pictures with Santa’s reindeer. These are truly amazing animals that provide not only a magical, but an educational experience for kids and adults of all ages!”

Admission is $10 per person. You can visit Summerfield Zoo on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for Christmas Town celebrations until Sunday, Dec. 22.

The zoo will also be open on the day before and day of Christmas Eve.

Here are Summerfield Zoo's hours for Christmas Town:

Friday: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to noon
Monday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 24: 9 a.m. to noon

Summerfield Zoo is located at 3088 Flora Road in Belvidere. For more information, click here.