Experience the holidays like never before as the Philadelphia Zoo invites guests to spend two weekends with Santa and their favorite animals. Don’t miss Santa Days on Saturday & Sunday December 10th-11th and December 17th& 18th. Visit with Santa, watch orangutans and tigers open presents, join the Zoo Holiday Parade, sing Christmas carols to the animals and watch as Santa feeds, penguins, polar bears and tortoises! Santa Days are free with Zoo admission. Bring a holiday card to your favorite animal, and Santa’s helpers will make sure it gets hand-delivered that day!
Santa Days Schedule:
9:45am Animals ‘opening’ presents
§ Orangutans – 10th & 17th
§ Tigers – 11th & 18th
10:00am – 11:00am Meet Santa in the Treehouse
11:00am – 11:15am Zoo Parade with Santa from the Treehouse to feed the polar bears a treat
11:30am Caroling to the animals in PECO Primate Reserve
12:00pm – 1:00pm Meet Santa in the Treehouse
1:00pm – 1:15pm Zoo parade with Santa from the Treehouse to feed the tortoises a treat
1:30pm Caroling to animals in Big Cats Falls
2:00pm – 3:00pm Meet Santa in Treehouse
3:00 pm– 3:15pm Zoo parade with Santa from the Treehouse to feed the penguins a treat
3:30pm Caroling to the animals in the Rare Animal Conservation Center
About The Philadelphia Zoo:
America’s first zoo and one of the region’s foremost conservation organizations, the Philadelphia Zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, supports and engages in conservation efforts to protect endangered species around the world. The Philadelphia region’s leading family destination, the Zoo welcomed more than 1.2 million visitors last year. The Philadelphia Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. For more information on the Philadelphia Zoo, as well as to purchase and print tickets online, visit us at www.philadelphiazoo.org. The Philadelphia Zoo is a non-smoking facility.