Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on August 23, vehicular access and parking will be greatly affected around Franklin Park Zoo. Beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m., Peabody Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic and vehicular access to Franklin Park Zoo will only be available from the Shea Rotary on Morton Street. Parking for Zoo guests will only be available at the Giraffe entrance accessed via Pierpont Road.


Breakfast with Santa

Franklin Park Zoo

Date TBD

For a truly unique holiday experience that’s  sure to be remembered, don’t miss our Breakfast with Santa at Franklin Park Zoo! Guests will have the opportunity to not only have Breakfast with Santa, but to also meet Jolly Old St. Nick. Photos are encouraged – please be sure to bring your own camera. Kids will also have fun making holiday ornaments.

Breakfast will be held inside Franklin Park Zoo’s signature Tropical Forest Building, home to western lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs, pygmy hippos, giant anteater and much more. After breakfast, be sure to visit with all of the incredible animals that call the Zoo home.