TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Kids don't have to miss out on the big countdown just because it's past their bedtime.
You can ring in 2019 with the whole family as ZooTampa transforms into a giant New Year's party at noon.
The festivities include a rockin' DJ, biodegradable confetti and fun party hats to dress up in.
And for mom and dad, there will be beer and wine.
Countdown to the NOON year with a kid-friendly lemonade toast.
The Zoo will be offering up-close signature animal encounters throughout the day including Aldabra Tortoise Encounter, Indian Rhino Feeding, African Penguin Backstage, Southern White Rhino Backstage and African Elephant Backstage starting at just $15 for members.
Guests can also enjoy the Zoo’s fun family experiences including animal mingles, Roaring Springs - the Zoo’s new wild water adventure with a 3-story splashdown, go on safari on Expedition Africa and rides for young adventurers in Wallaroo Station.
The party starts at 11 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m.
This event is included in Zoo single-day admission and annual membership.