Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Admission: $11 Adults, $6 Child
Saturday, December 7 & 14, 2013
10 am – 2 pm
Tis the season for Santa at the Zoo! Join us for this great holiday tradition on Saturday, December 7 and Saturday, December 14 from 10 am to 2 pm. Bring the entire family to the Blank Park Zoo to enjoy a day of holiday cheer. After snapping a photo with Santa and his reindeer, writing a letter to the North Pole and enjoying a warm cup of hot cocoa, explore the wonders of zoo, both indoors and outdoors! Bring along your scarf and hat and wish all of our animal friends a Happy Holiday!
Festivities on both days will include live demonstrations, holiday snacks and crafts!
- 10 am : Two of Santa’s reindeers arrive at the zoo
- 10 am to 2 pm : Picture opportunity with Santa himself located in the Bankers Trust Classroom
- 10 am to 2 pm : Holiday crafts in the Discovery Center Room
- 10 am to 2 pm : Spot the bird seed ornaments in the Discovery Center Exhibit
- 11:30 am : Seal / Sea Lion Training Demonstration (weather dependent)
- 12:00 pm : Lions, tigers and snow leopards open presents
- 12:30 pm : Tortoises enjoy a romaine lettuce Christmas tree
- 10 am to 2 pm: Explore the wonders of the zoo!
Santa at the Zoo is free with regular zoo admission and free for zoo members.
For more information, please call 515-285-4722 or contact email@example.com.
Blank Park Zoo’s Santa at the Zoo holiday event is presented by Community State Bank.
LOOKING TO SPREAD SOME HOLIDAY CHEER? SEVERAL ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!
From measuring cups to toys and bowls, Blank Park Zoo animals would love to receive a gift from you this holiday season! Read through the zoo’s list of needed items and share the spirit of the season by giving your local animals the present of their choice.
Gifts are available on Amazon.com and can be directly shipped to the zoo or items can be purchased locally if you would prefer. See below for specific area wish lists. If you have questions or would like to donate an item, please call 515-285-4722.
Area Wish Lists
What better way than with a Blank Park Zoo membership! Receive a special gift with your purchase today – a FREE plush rhino with your membership now through December 20, 2013*
- Go to www.blankparkzoo.com/membership
- Call 515-974-2600
- Visit the Blank Park Zoo membership desk