Easter Brunch – CANCELED

Easter Brunch

All Easter Brunch sessions have been canceled due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is temporarily closing until further notice.

Join us for a wildly unique Easter Sunday celebration. Indulge in our delicious brunch buffet along with a dessert table rich with pastries and a chocolate fountain as well as a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar. Our pint-sized guests will enjoy their very own buffet featuring items created just for them.

Round out your day with a meet and mingle with our animal “ambassador” and enjoy free admission to the zoo.

Tickets: $36.95 adults, $15.95 youth age 4-12
Children 3 and under are free (must have a ticket and be included when making reservations).

Advance reservations required.

Menu:

Specialty egg dish
Scrambled eggs
Breakfast breads
Bacon and sausage
Belgian waffle bar with toppings
Carved turkey
Chicken piccata
Tortellini Alfredo with broccoli
Ham steaks
Baked haddock w/ butter crumb topping
Field greens salad
Chef’s mixed vegetables
Roasted red potatoes
Dessert table with an assortment of decadent desserts
Fresh fruit
Beverage station with coffee, tea, soda and water
Bloody Mary and mimosa bar with assorted garnishes (cash bar)

Special Feature:
“Kids’ Favorite” Buffet Table including chicken tenders, mac & cheese and French fries

Noon Year’s Eve

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Noon Year's Eve 2020

Ring in 2020 at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo! Celebrate a new year and new decade with entertainment, dance party and New Year’s celebration that keeps bedtime in mind – complete with ball drop countdown at noon.

 

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Breakfast with Santa – SOLD OUT

Breakfast with Santa at Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Breakfast with Santa runs Saturdays & Sundays
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Celebrate the season at this popular holiday event! Our elves will serve a delicious breakfast while our young guests meet Santa. Bring a camera for photos with Saint Nick. Children can create a holiday craft and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission.

$15.95 members | $19.95 non-members
Children 2 and under free
Reservations required; register online or call (315) 435-8511 x8589

Breakfast with Santa – SOLD OUT

Breakfast with Santa at Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Breakfast with Santa runs Saturdays & Sundays
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Celebrate the season at this popular holiday event! Our elves will serve a delicious breakfast while our young guests meet Santa. Bring a camera for photos with Saint Nick. Children can create a holiday craft and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission.

$15.95 members | $19.95 non-members
Children 2 and under free
Reservations required; register online or call (315) 435-8511 x8589

Holidays with the Animals

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Holidays with the Animals Red Pandas

Help us celebrate the season with the animals as they receive their enrichment “gifts” to engage them and enhance their well-being. Zoo-goers can watch the animals open their presents and play with toys and treats that elicit their natural behaviors.

Listen to zoo announcements for location
Subject to change, weather permitting

Schedule:

10:30 a.m. – Patas monkey, Siamangs, golden lion tamarins

10:45 a.m. – Amur leopards

11:15 a.m. – Contact barn, outdoor birds

11:30 a.m. – American bison, gray wolves

11:45 a.m. – Takin and markhor

12:15 p.m. – Asian elephant

12:45 p.m. – Snow leopard

1 p.m. – Red panda, Andean bear

1:30 p.m. – Tamanduas (anteaters)

1:45 p.m. – River otters

2 p.m. – Sloths

2:15 p.m. – Giant Pacific octopus

2:30 p.m. – River turtles

3 p.m. – Diversity of Birds

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa at Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Breakfast with Santa runs Saturdays & Sundays
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Celebrate the season at this popular holiday event! Our elves will serve a delicious breakfast while our young guests meet Santa. Bring a camera for photos with Saint Nick. Children can create a holiday craft and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission.

$15.95 members | $19.95 non-members
Children 2 and under free
Reservations required; register online or call (315) 435-8511 x8589

Reserve Today!

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa at Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Breakfast with Santa runs Saturdays & Sundays
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Celebrate the season at this popular holiday event! Our elves will serve a delicious breakfast while our young guests meet Santa. Bring a camera for photos with Saint Nick. Children can create a holiday craft and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission.

$15.95 members | $19.95 non-members
Children 2 and under free
Reservations required; register online or call (315) 435-8511 x8589

Reserve Today!

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa at Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Breakfast with Santa runs Saturdays & Sundays
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Celebrate the season at this popular holiday event! Our elves will serve a delicious breakfast while our young guests meet Santa. Bring a camera for photos with Saint Nick. Children can create a holiday craft and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission.

$15.95 members | $19.95 non-members
Children 2 and under free
Reservations required; register online or call (315) 435-8511 x8589

Reserve Today!

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa at Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Breakfast with Santa runs Saturdays & Sundays
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Celebrate the season at this popular holiday event! Our elves will serve a delicious breakfast while our young guests meet Santa. Bring a camera for photos with Saint Nick. Children can create a holiday craft and decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus. Ticket includes post-breakfast zoo admission.

$15.95 members | $19.95 non-members
Children 2 and under free
Reservations required; register online or call (315) 435-8511 x8589

Reserve Today!

Art Gone Wild! Reception, Art Sale & Auction

Family Twilight Animal Art

Art Gone Wild!

Reception, Art Sale & Auction

Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase a piece of animal art! Dozens of pieces created by the animals of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo will be auctioned off to support the zoo’s chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK). Light refreshments and cash bar available.

Advance sale tickets
$8 per person | $10 at the door
Free for age 12 & under

Reserve Now!

 

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Art Gone Wild Octopus Painting Sea Anemone
Sea Anemone by Ollie, Giant Pacific Octopus