Breakfast with Santa

December 3, 10 and 17 8-10 a.m.

Detroit Zoological Society Members

  • $35 adults 15 and older
  • $30 children 14 and under


  • $40 adults 15 and older
  • $35 children 14 and under

Tickets go on sale November 1.

Get ready to have breakfast with your favorite holiday friends at the 14th annual Breakfast with Santa at the Detroit Zoo’s Wildlife Interpretive Gallery.

The buffet-style waffle breakfast also includes a special gift for each child, arts and crafts, photo opportunities and a visit from Santa.

The doors will open at 8 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 8:15 a.m. Tickets are required for all children, regardless of age, as seating is limited.  Booster seats are not available for safety reasons.

Additional Information


Please park in the small parking lot and enter through Main Admissions. A staff member will be there to check you in. Be sure to bring your tickets.

Zoo Hours

The Detroit Zoo opens at 10 a.m. during December. You will be able to visit the Zoo once breakfast is over at 10 a.m.


Seating is limited and you will be seated with other families.

If you have special seating requests, please contact Events Supervisor Jackie Wesenberg using the form below.


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