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Dean Harrison’s Return to Heaven Celebration

For those who are interested in celebrating Dean Harrison’s Return to Heaven, please bring your BIGGEST smiles and STORIES to the Tiger Splash Arena on Saturday, February 25th. The Park will be CLOSING EARLY at 3:30 PM SHARP to regular daytime visitors.
Celebration attendees will begin being bussed from Tram Stop #1 (lower level/marketplace/safari area) to Tram Stop #2 at 3:30 PM so the festivities can begin PROMPTLY at 4:00 PM.
Attendees are welcome to visit the Park for the day at regular admission prices then head to the Tiger Splash Arena at 3:30 PM.
In order to allow our family and staff to attend the service, main entrance gates to the Park WILL CLOSE at 3:55 PM – NO EXCEPTIONS. We hope you understand. Traffic to the area varies so please check traffic reports early so you don’t arrive too late.
The celebration will end promptly at 6:00 PM to allow our staff to escort everyone back to the entrance area.
We know that Dean has touched the hearts and lives of so many of us throughout his life. If you are not able to join us, consider leaving a message here as we will be sharing them with our family, staff and other loved ones. In lieu of flowers, contributions to our Park for the care of the animals are preferred and greatly appreciated.
Please RSVP so we can get a head count.
We look forward to seeing your HAPPY FACES of all who’s learned from, admired and loved our teacher, Dean.