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Santa Saturday
Saturday, November 29th

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Enjoy FREE admission (donations appreciated) and celebrate the holidays with the animals! See Santa driving the train (weather permitting) or running the carousel.

Rides are $2 per person, per ride. Members ride free.

Don't forget to bring your camera! You can also warm up with kids crafts in the Zoo Store and don't forget to purchase your tickets for a chance to win a Zooletide Wreath! ZOOletide Wreaths will be on display in the Zoo Store, where visitors will be able to purchase tickets for a chance to win their favorite wreath! Zooletide Wreaths are wreaths decorated by members of our community to help raise money for the zoo animals this winter! Tickets to enter for your chance to win your favorite wreath are available for $1 each, or 6 for $5.


  It's our 85th Anniversary!

This summer marks the 85th year that the Children's Zoo has been open! We have undergone so many changes since the zoo was founded in 1929! Do you remember the whale? Or the ark?

In the spring of 1930, the zoo collection consisted of a beaver, a coyote, a fox, bears, raccoons, timber wolves, owls, and hawks. Today, the Children's Zoo is home to over 150 animal residents! In 2009, we took a HUGE step toward a higher standard for animal care by becoming accredited by the Association of Zoo's and Aquariums (AZA). In doing this, we joined the ranks of the Detroit Zoo, the Potter Park Zoo, and over 200 other zoos nationwide!

We would love to see your old pictures of the zoo! If you're interested in sharing your memories, stop by throughout the summer to drop off a copy (we can make one), or mail it to the following:

Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
1730 S. Washington Ave.

Saginaw, MI 48601