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2019 Santa’s Safari

December 14, 2019

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Separate TICKET required for all attending (including infants)

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Dates: Dec. 7–8 & 14–15, 2019
Times: 10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m

Sponsored by The MacDonald Family. Santa is making a special stop by the Louisville Zoo and he’s bringing some of his North Pole friends along too. Enjoy a visit and photo with Santa plus meet Mrs. Claus and Frosty the Snowman. Be part of Santa’s workshop where elves help families create a wonderful holiday craft.  And of course, no visit would be complete without Mrs. Claus serving her famously delicious holiday treats and beverages (and hot chocolate or coffee for the grown-ups). Enjoy holiday sing-alongs and a complimentary photo with Santa for each child to take home.  Then grab your special Santa Safari passport and begin your journey through the Zoo’s heated buildings to experience one-on-one interaction with Zoo educators. Don’t forget to bring your cameras!


Special tickets are required for all guests. Tickets must be purchased in advance online. Tickets include all-day Zoo admission:

AGE Louisville Zoo Members Non-Members
Ages 3 and older $15.95 $20.95
Ages 2 and under $8.50 $11


  • Parking is $6 per vehicle for non-members — purchase your parking pass online with your tickets for maximum convenience. Present your parking pass with your admission tickets at the windows.
  • Arrive 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled session to walk to the Islands Gheens Room and be seated.
  • No refunds or exchanges.

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December 14, 2019
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