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DATE Saturday, December 7 and 14

TIME 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

PRICE Adults $45; Members $35; Kids 3-12 $25

AGES All ages


Breakfast with Santa

Of all the meals Santa Claus enjoys around the world this time of year, this MUST be his favorite. Make priceless memories for your little ones over a hearty breakfast, up-close and personal with the one-and-only St. Nick. Capture the moment on film. Then venture out into the wild winter wonderland of Denver Zoo to commune with our 3,300 amazing animals.


  • Private breakfast with Santa Claus in our Zoo Garden Pavilion
  • Hearty buffet meal complete with eggs, potatoes, bacon, pastries, fruit and waffles. Served with coffee, tea, ice water, hot chocolate and cider.  
  • Complimentary professional photos with Santa + a special gift for each child
  • Prize drawing for zoo lights tickets, general zoo admission tickets and more...
  • Holiday-themed videos throughout the breakfast 
  • Cash bar for mimosas, Bloody Marys and more available 
  • Access to all of Denver Zoo after 10am. 

WEATHER:  Breakfast will be held in our newly renovated Conoco Zoo Garden Pavilion. While the Pavilion is an open-air structure, it is insulated for Denver winters and heat lamps will be provided. Please dress appropriately for December weather. Denver Zoo is a rain-or-shine facilityshould weather conditions make hosting this experience inadvisable, a Denver Zoo representative will be in touch. 

TICKETS: Your ticket will be delivered by email. Tickets are required for entrance to Breakfast with Santa as well as general Denver Zoo admission afterwards, so please be sure to print or bring your phone along. 

ARRIVAL: Please arrive at Denver Zoo 10-15 minutes prior to the breakfast start time. The entrance for Breakfast with Santa is through Gate 1, located just west of the main gate near the parking structure.   

PHOTOGRAPHY: You are welcome to bring your own camera to the event. A professional photographer will be on hand throughout the breakfast to capture your special moments with Santa. You will receive (1) professional photo per person, with opportunities during and after the event to purchase additional images. 

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