Get Tickets Now For Breakfast With Santa At Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK (WWJ) – Old St. Nick will take a breather from his busy holiday schedule to host a series of delicious buffet-style waffle breakfasts at the Detroit Zoo.

Breakfast with Santa will be held in the Zoo’s Wildlife Interpretive Gallery on three consecutive Saturdays, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The jolly old elf himself will visit with guests, and every good little girl and boy will receive a holiday gift.

The family event will also feature costumed characters, arts and crafts and holiday movies in the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery Theater. Photos with Santa will be available at an additional cost.

The cost for breakfast with Santa, which includes zoo admission and parking, is $30 for adults and $25 for children ages 14 and younger. Tickets must be purchased for all children regardless of age as seating is limited. Advance reservations are necessary by calling 248-541-5717 (press 3).

Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, the Detroit Zoo is located at the intersection of 10 Mile Rd. and Woodward, just off I-696, in Royal Oak. Admission is $12 for adults 15 to 61, $10 for senior citizens 62 and older, and $8 for children 2 to 14 (children under 2 are free). For more information, visit

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