Monkey Park
Park Road
Opelika, AL
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Date: December 14th - December 15th, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Bring the kiddos out to Monkey Park on December 14-15 from 5-8 p.m. to ride the Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express! (Update: Dec 13 10am: Due to today’s forecast of rain we are canceling Reindeer Express tonight. We WILL be having the event tomorrow and Sunday night from 5:00-8:00 p.m.)

The train tracks will wind through beautiful Christmas scenes bringing Christmas cheer to all in attendance. Riders of all ages and sizes can take a ride through the lights for just $2 per person. Tickets are sold onsite during the event, and all riders, including infants, must have a ticket to ride. Tickets are cash only.

Park visitors can also enjoy supper and a steamy cup of hot chocolate from the concession stand, with proceeds benefitting the Opelika Band Boosters. Children can visit Santa Claus, relay their Christmas gift list and pose for photos. Two playgrounds will still be open and accessible for kids to play on.

New this year, there will be an open-air Christmas Market featuring local artisans. Payment options will vary from vendor to vendor, and attendees are encouraged to bring cash.

Due to the electrical wiring and extension cords required to light the park, portions of the park will be closed to the public during Reindeer Express. Park visitors are encouraged to respect all barricades, flagging and other boundaries within the park for their safety.

Reindeer Express is not a rain or shine event. Inclement weather could cause the event to be postponed or canceled.

For more information, please visit the Opelika Parks website.