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Cookies, Paws and Santa Claus (New Bedford)

December 17, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at Buttonwood Park Zoo with Cookies, Paws & Santa Claus! Join us for festive fun, where you can unleash your creativity by decorating your own sweet treats and partake in holiday magic at craft stations. Enjoy animal encounters, unlimited rides, and indulge in delicious hot cocoa—all while creating lasting memories with your family. This is a can’t-miss event, so be sure to bring your letter to Santa and share your holiday wishes as he makes a special visit to see his favorite friends! Jingle all the way to a day filled with joy and festive cheer.
Purchase Tickets Here.
Please choose your date and time carefully as tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.
Children’s ticket includes:
4 cookies to decorate – either on-site or to-go
Free train and carousel rides (weather-dependent)
Photos with Santa
Animal Encounters
Meet and Greet with Elsa
Face painting
Children under 1 are free. Adult tickets do not include cookies.
Zoo is open for general admission.


December 17, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Buttonwood Park Zoo
425 Hawthorn St
New Bedford, MA United States

Event calendar courtesy of See Plymouth.