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Virginia Zoo announces ‘Pancake, Paws & Santa Claws’ for December 7

NORFOLK, Va. – Santa is making a special stop at the Virginia Zoo for Pancakes, Paws and Santa Claws on Saturday, December 7 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.!

Along with eating breakfast with Santa under a heated pavilion, guests can meet animal ambassadors, make crafts and take home a lasting memento of themselves with Saint Nick.

Photo provided by The Virginia Zoo

Enjoy wholesome breakfast fare including scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, sausage, bacon, coffee, juice and milk, and freshly made pancakes with a selection of toppings. Gluten free options are also available upon request.

Don’t forget to revel in all-day Zoo admission after the event. Bring your jackets, hats and scarves and see some of our animals embrace the cooler temperatures outside, or warm up to our cold-blooded friends inside the World of Reptiles. It’s the most wonderful time of the year to see the animals at the Zoo.

Zoo Member tickets are $20 for adults and children. Non-member tickets cost $25 for adults and children. Children under 5 have $5 admission. Children’s tickets include a photo with Santa.

Tickets may be bought in person in the Zoo’s Membership Office and online at this link.

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