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Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus

Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus

Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus

Saturday & Sunday: December 9th, 10th, 16th, & 17th

10:00 am – 11:30 am: Members Only  |  1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Open to Public

Celebrate the holiday season at Buttonwood Park Zoo with Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus! Join us for festive fun, where you can unleash your creativity by decorating your own sweet treats and partake in holiday magic at craft stations. Enjoy animal encounters, unlimited rides, and indulge in delicious hot cocoa—all while creating lasting memories with your family. This is a can’t-miss event, so be sure to bring your letter to Santa and share your holiday wishes as he makes a special visit to see his favorite friends! Jingle all the way to a day filled with joy and festive cheer.

Member prices:
Adults $8
Children (ages 1-17): $12

Non-Member prices:
Adults $11
Children (ages 1-17): $15

Pre-registration is not required but highly recommended.

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
  • Meet and Greet with Elsa
  • Face painting
  • Crafts

Children under 1 are free.
Adult tickets do not include cookies. 
Please choose your date and time carefully as tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.
Zoo is open for general admission.

Thank you to our sponsor!

A Gift That Lasts All Year! 

BPZOO Memberships make a perfect gift for the animal lover in your life.

Red, White and Brew at the Zoo

Red, White and Brew at the Zoo

If you LOVE craft brews and the great outdoors, grab your friends and enjoy a wild night at the Zoo!

Ticket purchase provides you with zoo admission, your own souvenir sampling glass, unlimited beer/wine samples, animal encounters, and great live entertainment! Food will be available for purchase during the event.This is a 21+ event, so have your ID ready at the gate! Doors open at 6:00 pm.

VIP Admission Perks!

  • A unique sampling glass
  • $10 voucher for food
  • Early Entrance to Brew – 5:00 pm!
  • VIP Only Samples

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the continued growth of the Buttonwood Park Zoo’s educational programs, ensuring that South Coast families will always have a way to experience nature close to home.

Want your brewery, winery, or food truck to join in on the fun? Contact Tabby at tmorais@bpzoo.org to learn more on how to register your business!

Tickets for BPZOO Members are on sale beginning 4/10 and for the General Public on 4/17!

$55 per person 

$30 for a Designated Driver*

*Please note, this ticket does NOT include beer & wine tasting.

Tickets for BPZOO Members are on sale beginning 4/10 and for the General Public on 4/17!

$90 per person 

$40 for a Designated Driver*

*Please note, this ticket does NOT include beer & wine tasting.

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Easter EGG-stravaganza

Easter EGG-stravaganza

Hop on over to BPZOO!

April 9 (sold out), April 10 (sold out), April 16 (sold out), 2022

Hop on over to BPZOO and join in the fun at our Easter EGG-stravaganza April 9th, 10th & 16th!

This family friendly, outdoor, walk through event will include an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt, Easter candy stations, our Spring Forward Obstacle Course, and The Bunny Hop Trail. With endless photo opportunities, unlimited carousel rides, up-close meet and greets with our own Animal Ambassadors plus a visit from the Easter Bunny, you’re sure to have an EGG-cellent time!

Please be aware that the train will not be running during the Easter event. 

Make sure you remember to bring those Easter baskets to carry all your Easter treats!

Advanced purchasing of tickets is advised. Event will be held outdoors, rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

BPZOO Membership has its perks! Members receive discounted tickets. Please log in to receive your discount and to purchase tickets.

Member prices: Adults $11
Children: $7

Non-Member prices: Adults $16
Children: $12

Children under 2 are free

THANK YOU TO OUR GOLDEN EGG PRESENTING SPONSOR:

THANK YOU TO OUR BUNNY HOP SPONSOR:

THANK YOU TO OUR EASTER BASKET SPONSORS:

THANK YOU TO OUR EGG-CEPTIONAL SPONSOR: