A beloved Western New York holiday tradition returns; Breakfast with Santa at the Buffalo Zoo is back after a year away! You'll have your very own table for up to six guests inside our Children's Resource Center. Bring your holiday appetite for a chef-prepared breakfast buffet that includes all your morning favorites and a special photo opportunity with Santa! After breakfast, stroll the grounds, see our beautiful holiday decorations and say "Happy Holidays" to your favorite animals on exhibit; Zoo admission is included for all guests at your table.
Space is limited. Make your reservation today!
Breakfast with Santa has two sessions to choose from, 9:00 am and 11:00 am, and will last one and a half hours.
- Saturday, December 4, 2021
- Saturday, December 11, 2021
- Saturday, December 18, 2021
- Sunday, December 19, 2021
Choose from two 1.5 hour seatings: 9:00 am or 11:30 am.
- $150 for Members - includes Breakfast with Santa table and general admission (free) for up to six guests.
- $250 for Non-members - includes Breakfast with Santa table and general admission for up to six guests.
Each ticket for Breakfast with Santa includes a private table for up to six guests, plus admission to the Zoo along with a photo opportunity with Santa. The Buffalo Zoo will have 20 tables of six place settings available for each Breakfast with Santa session. Guests must select one session -- either the 9:00 am or 11:30 am seating. Each Breakfast with Santa session will last one and a half hours. Guests who reserve tickets for the 9:00 am session will be allowed to enter the Buffalo Zoo at 8:45 am. Guests should enter and exit through the Buffalo Zoo front gate entrance located on Parkside Avenue.
Breakfast with Santa at the Buffalo Zoo is a festive event designed to celebrate the magic of the holiday season. To ensure the best experience, please note the following:
- Pre-paid, non-refundable, non-transferable tickets are required to attend Breakfast with Santa at the Buffalo Zoo. Should a ticket holder be unable to attend, your purchase will be considered a donation. There will be no refunds, nor will tickets be honored at another Breakfast with Santa or year.
- Buffalo Zoo Members receive a special member discount. Please bring your valid Buffalo Zoo membership card and identification to the event. A $5.00 per ticket fee is charged for Members who cannot provide a valid Buffalo Zoo membership card and identification.
- Member level tickets are non-transferable. The Member’s name must be on all tickets purchased, and the Member must be present with a valid Buffalo Zoo membership card and identification at entry.
- During your visit, we require the use of face masks/coverings for all guests ages two and up when indoors. If eating or drinking, guests must remain seated while socially distanced from fellow guests.
- Strollers are not permitted at the Breakfast with Santa event at the Buffalo Zoo. Stroller parking is available.
- High-chairs are not provided at the Breakfast with Santa event at the Buffalo Zoo.
- This event is held rain or shine. Dates and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Date & Time
Dec 4 - 19, 2021