Friday, December 16th from 5:00- 8:00pm
Saturday, December 17th from 5:00- 8:00pm
The candlelit pathways of the zoo will be open for extended hours on these dates and, in addition to our live critters, will feature a horse drawn wagon ride thru the Reforestation Camp trails for an additional fee of $2. Warm up in our beautifully decorated Mayan Taste of the Tropics Restaurant where a delicious menu and Santa will await! Stop by the Barth Center for fun-filled children’s activities and even live animal encounters!
As always, our animal friends greatly appreciate being added to your shopping list at Christmas time. Consider bringing a gift for your favorite zoo animal and place it under the tree at the Visitor Center. Much needed items include gift cards to Fleet Farm, Wal-Mart and pet/home improvement stores; Rubbermaid bins of all sizes; and monetary contributions are always greatly appreciated.
Breakfast with Santa
Join the Zoo Crew on Saturday, December 17th from 9:00-noon in restaurant where we will host an affordable yet scrumptious Breakfast with Santa! An all you can eat pancake and porkie breakfast buffet complete with fresh fruit and all the fixins’ will await. Buffet costs are $6 for adults (16 yrs and over) and $4 for children (regular zoo admission also applies). Children one and under may dine free.
Shop ‘til You Drop
Need to do some shopping or figure out the perfect gift for that ‘hard to buy’ for family member? Why not give the “NEW Zoo”? Our Zoo Pass program is a wonderful way for folks to enjoy your present year ‘round-admission free! And, our expanded operational hours until 8pm EVERY DAY in June, July and August will make the zoo even more accessible next year. Now thru Dec 31st, all Zoo Pass members receive 50% off in our Paws and Claws Gift Shop (no other discounts apply)-so pick up a gift to go along with your Pass!