Zoo News and Updates


Holiday Programs

Holiday fun for the whole family!

Black Friday Breakfast

You won't find a better deal on Black Friday morning than breakfast at the Zoo! Bring the whole family or ditch the the dedicated shoppers, and join us for a delicious hot breakfast buffet, fun activities, animal presentations and a train ride.

November 28, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
$40/Member adult; $15/Member child
$50/Nonmember adult; $20/Nonmember child   



Holiday Express

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$14/Member adult or child
$18/Nonmember adult or child
(No charge for children under 2)

Dec. 6, Dec. 20
Dec. 14, Dec. 21

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Holiday Express! Spend the day with your family at the Zoo before meeting Santa, riding the train and creating enrichment for some lucky animals.  Enjoy cookies and cocoa, animal presentations and a photo-op with Santa during this holiday themed program.


Holiday Hippo

December 20, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
$40/Member adult; $15/Member child
$45/Nonmember adult; $20/Nonmember child

"I want a hippopotamus..." Well, here's your chance!  Join the zoo keepers for a delicious hot breakfast and a very special behind-the-scenes look at the hippos of the San Antonio Zoo. "...only a hippopotamus will do."



Winter Break Safari

December 27, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$20/Member adult; $15/Member child
$24/Nonmember adult; $19/Nonmember child

Fun for the whole family! Join us for an after-hours guided tour, complete with cookies and cocoa!  Visit some of the Zoo's favorite animals after dark and you'll even get to meet an animal up close!