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The Endangered Ark Foundation is decking out the barn for its 2018 Christmas Celebration, a holiday event that will ONLY be available on December 8 & 15, 2018.  Visitors will enjoy this Ele-Festive opportunity to share some Holiday Cheer with special guests - Santa & Mrs. Claus, Santa’s Helpers, the Ele-Elves and our beloved pachyderms! 

This unique event will allow visitors to capture a one-of-a-kind photo(s) with our Holiday celebrities and make a memory that the family will never forget.  

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EAF Asian Elephants want to wish you a Happy Holiday!

All guests will enjoy hot cocoa and Christmas cookies, served by Mrs. Claus herself. Guest can take advantage of bending Santa’s ear to share with him their wish list.

Don’t miss this Elephant Holiday Encounter opportunity.  ‘Tis the season to create a special memory and help support the Endangered Asian Elephants who reside at EAF.   See below for pricing and Holiday Elephant Tour details or visit our website at www.endangeredarkfoundation.org or call 580 317-8470.

    Holiday Tour Fee includes the following:

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  • An hour and a half unique Elephant Encounter. EAF staff (Santa’s Helpers) will provide a guided tour of facility to meet our Pachyderm residents and provide educational demonstrations of elephant husbandry and therapeutic/enrichments regiments.

  • All visitors will be served hot cocoa and Christmas cookies. Definitely a rare= encounter to have Holiday refreshments with an elephant!

  • EAF Guests will board the Holly “Trolly” which will take visitors deep into the woods (weather permitting) to have a close encounter with EAF Elephants.

  • Participants will have the opportunity to Hand Feed an Elephant a Christmas CAKE! This experience is unforgettable and tasty!

  • Adults and Children can visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus and tell Santa what they want for Christmas AND also enjoy meeting Santa’s little helpers - the Ele-Elfs! Families should take advantage of this great photo opportunity.

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For additional fees, guest can choose to add the following package(s) to their Holiday elephant experience:

  • Add a Friend or Family Member to Santa’s Special Delivery “Nice” List. Identified Guest will be included to a list that will be presented to SANTA in front of the audience via one of EAF’s very own Elephants.

  • Guest will also receive a gift package from Santa, which includes:

  • Souvenir Holiday “IN THE ARK” Mug,

  • Holiday Ele-Bell

  • A Framed Special Edition Holiday photo of EAF’s youngest herd member – Dori Marie

  • Holiday Treats for all the eat!

  • “Personalized” Stocking (Must include name of individual in notes of reservation)


  • Take advantage of this unique and one of a kind opportunity to make that special photo for your Holiday memories! Guest will be allowed to take their photo with Santa, Mrs. Claus AND Santa’s larger than life helper –an EAF Elephant. A unique photo to share with others in celebration of the season!
    Photo of individual or group will be taken with visitor's personal phone and/or camera.

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EAF is a non-profit 501 C-3, ALL MONIES generated from this special holiday event will go toward caring for the elephants in our care.

NOTE:  Mr. & Mrs. Claus will be joining all tours throughout this Holiday Elephant Tour schedule.