Holiday Stroll

Holiday Stroll

Last minute shopping? Support your local businesses at our first Holiday Stroll!


Are you a last minute shopper? Join local vendors at the Buttonwood Park Zoo for some holiday fun at the Holiday Stroll! Check back for a complete list of vendors.

Two Saturdays in December!

December 10th & 17th

10:00am – 4:00pm

Last admission is at 3:15pm.

No special event pricing. Event included in your general admission ticket.

Check out the vendors who will be here below!

Mother Madick’s Crystal Cauldron
Feeling Groovy 2Day
Reset by Megan
Zen-Creations & Intuitive Ang
Emerald City Gifts
Jinjer Woodworks
What The Crumb
Everything Jams
Studio Sea Designs
Jordan Crafts
Upcrafting Creations

Questions? Please contact Kris Caisse, Event & Marketing Manager, at 508.991.4556 ext. 120 or kcaisse@bpzoo.org

A Piece of Sandwich
Beth be Crafty
Creations by Mater
Daisy Girl Scout Troop #77313
Life With Rainbows
Cilla’s Devine Care
Sangria Lady
AJ Sprirtual Intuitive Psychic Art
Jami’s Soy Candles
Kriola Creations
Wicked Weird Artist
Mockingbird Lane
Creature Creations

Creature Creations


Join us for Creature Creations, an indoor painting class led by instructor Kathleen Patrick and a zoo educator. This fun program will introduce your child to a featured animal, either inside the classroom or at an animal habitat.

The next program is happening on Sunday, November 20th at 12:30 and 2:30pm.

Cookies, Paws, & Santa Claus

Cookies, Paws, & Santa Claus

Enjoy Holiday Magic at Cookies, Paws and Santa Claus!


Jingle all the way over to the Buttonwood Park Zoo for some holiday fun at Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus! Let your creativity run wild as you decorate your own sweet treat and create some holiday magic at festive craft stations. With animal encounters, unlimited rides, delicious hot cocoa, and lots of memories to be made, you certainly won’t want to miss out on this family fun event. Don’t forget to bring your letter to Santa with your holiday wishes as he will be flying in for a visit to see his favorite friends!

Saturday and Sunday
December 10 & 11, 17 & 18

10:30 am – 11:30 am
Members Only

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Open to Public

Pre-registration is not required but highly recommended.

Member prices:
Adults $8
Children (ages 3-17): $12

Non-Member prices:
Adults $11
Children (ages 3-17): $15

Children’s ticket includes:

  • 4 cookies to decorate – either on-site or to-go
  • Free train and carousel rides – weather dependent
  • Photos with Santa 
  • Animal Encounters
  • Crafts

Children under 3 are free.
Adult tickets do not include cookies. Additional cookies will be available to purchase.
Please choose your date and time carefully as tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.
Zoo is open for general admission.

Questions? Please contact Kris Caisse, Event & Marketing Manager, at 508.991.4556 ext. 120 or kcaisse@bpzoo.org

A portion of all event proceeds goes to supporting BPZOO’s animal welfare, conservation efforts, and youth education within the community.

Toe Jam Puppet Band

Toe Jam Puppet Band


Rockin’ band for KIDS and their grown-ups, enjoy Toe Jam Puppet Band every Monday at the Buttonwood Park Zoo!

Toe Jam will play two 45 minute shows at 10:00am and 11:30am. The cost is $10/family after admission.


UPDATE: Toe Jam will be playing outside. Check the Zoo’s or Toe Jam’s Facebook page for any cancellations.

Do you visit us two or three times a year!?

Then you need a BPZOO Membership!