Lu's 60th Birthday Celebration

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January 24, 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Join us for this monumental, hippo-sized event for our beloved resident hippo, Lu, as we celebrate his historic 60th birthday!The first celebration will be at 10:30 AM around the hippo enclosure. Visitors, staff and volunteers at the park will join together in singing “happy birthday” to Lu. Park staff will present Lu with his specially made birthday cake. The state park has partnered with Florida-based company The Hyppo for refreshing seasonal popsicles to enjoy during the celebration. They Hyppo makes delightful all-natural ice pops from everything under the sun, using only the freshest fruit they can find. Popsicles will be served at the 10:30 presentation and are on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.

A second celebration will be held at the 12:30 PM hippo/alligator program.

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Ticket Info
  • Regular Park Admission
  • Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park
  • 4150 S Suncoast Blvd
  • Homosassa, FL 34446
  • (352) 628-2311