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Enjoy a uniquely Florida Holiday Celebration at Gatorland’s Holiday Ho Ho Ho-Down!

The Alligator Capital of the World is hosting it's fourth annual Ho Ho Ho-Down this holiday season and everyone is invited to join the party!

Get ready for madcap festive fun for all the family at Gatorland’s Fourth Annual Holiday Ho Ho Ho-Down Christmas Event, where Gatorlando celebrate the holiday season like nobody else in Florida.... where else can you meet Gator Claus, Krampus Croc and more!!

And the best part? All the fun and games are included with the regular price of admission.

Holiday Ho, Ho ,Ho-down is taking place December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17, as the attractions signature holiday extravaganza unfolds with a delightful mix of music, festive displays, interactive characters, and an array of tempting seasonal treats available for purchase.

Capture the essence of a distinctively Floridian holiday by snapping a photo with Gator Claus aboard his swamp-worthy sleigh. Meet the mischievous Krampus Croc, and sing along with the Florida Skunk Ape as he performs his favorite “Cryptid carols.”

Discover an array of unique arts and craft vendors strategically placed throughout, providing a treasure trove of holiday shopping options to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Elevate your Christmas shopping experience with a visit to the acclaimed Gatorland gift shop, where Gatorland style awaits!

All this and all of the alligators, wildlife, and the crowd-pleasing shows that have made Gatorland one of Florida’s most beloved attractions since 1949.

Mark McHugh, President, and CEO of Gatorland, affirms, “Our Holiday Ho, Ho, Ho-Down has become a favorite family tradition for our visitors. It’s our goal to bring the holiday spirit to our guests in a way that only Gatorland can!”

Join in for a season filled with fun, smiles, and lasting memories, capturing the essence of Gatorland at its best.

Originally opened as a roadside attraction in 1949, the icon attraction is celebrating its 73rd Anniversary in 2022.

Gatorland provides affordably priced family fun featuring thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a breeding marsh with an observation tower, a free-flight aviary, a nature walk, a petting zoo, educational wildlife programs, an award-winning gift shop, Florida’s best train ride, Gator Gully Splash Park, on-site restaurant, and one-of-a-kind shows including Gator Jumparoo, Alligators-Legends of the Swamp, and Up-close Encounters.

Popular adventure experiences inside the park include the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line and Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure.

For more Gatorland info., visit or call 800-393-JAWS.

Gatorland’s Holiday Ho Ho Ho-Down! 2023

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