Join us for a holiday story read by Mrs. Claus and meet one of her animal friends.
Light refreshments and a holiday cookie included with ticket. Recommended for children ages 12 and younger. Children under two are free. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All attendants must have a ticket. Event lasts approximately 45 minutes. Space is limited; tickets can be purchased in advance. Does not include admission into the zoo before 4pm. Admission into the zoo after 5pm is free.
Storytime with Mrs. Claus full schedule:
- Friday December 13 & Friday December 20 at 5:30pm & 6:30pm
- Saturday December 14, Sunday December 15, Saturday December 21, and Sunday December 22 at 3:30pm, 5pm & 6pm
- December 16 through 19 at 6pm
Additional Activities at the Zoo: Holiday Lights Spectacular
This event is part of the Holiday Lights Spectacular at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, open all nights we offer Storytime with Mrs. Claus. Take a winter stroll under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters illuminated throughout the Zoo. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats. Free admission 5pm to 9pm.