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Zoo Holiday Magic
Start Date :12/15/2018
End Date : 12/15/2018
Description :

 Santa is visiting the animals at the Charles Paddock Zoo a little early to deliver special gifts to our animal friends. On Saturday, December 15th, 2018, join in the fun from 10 am – 1 pm. Santa has made his list and checked it twice and it turns out everyone was NICE! The Zoo will be open all day (10 am - 4 pm). Presents will be delivered between 11am and 2pm, so visit us anytime! Enjoy a visit with Santa and start your holiday off with tons of animal fun!  Check the front entrance for schedules so you don’t miss out!

Need any last minute gift ideas? Our Zoo Gift Shop has some of the most unique gifts in town, so pick up something special.  Or give the gift of a Zoo Membership with a FREE calendar for year round visits and discounts on education classes.

Zoo admission prices are $7.00 for adults 12 and over, $6.00 for seniors 65 and older, $5.00 for children 3-11 years old.  Children 2 and under are free.

The Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Atascadero and is located 1 mile west of Hwy 101 on Hwy 41(Morro Road) adjacent to the Atascadero Lake .