Meet Santa Claus In Boise This Holiday Season

Dated: 12/02/2016

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Wondering where you can meet Santa Claus in Boise this holiday season? We have you covered. There are numerous places where you can snap a photo with the man in the big red suit while telling him your hopes and dreams for this holiday season.

meet santa claus in boise

Breakfast with Santa

Why not grab a bite to eat with the man himself? Santa Claus is traveling from the North Pole to the Village at Meridian every Saturday until Christmas. Breakfast with Santa features a photo and time to write letters to Santa. Held at The Backstage Bistro, you can chow down on a hearty breakfast while enjoying the festivities. Admission is $10 a person (with kids 2 and under free), and the breakfast is from 9am to 11am.

Claus ‘n Paws

This Saturday, December 3rd, Zoo Boise is hosting jolly old St. Nick from 10am to 5pm (with last admission at 4:30pm). The Claus ‘n Paws event is a free admission day that is the zoo’s way to say thanks to the community. Photos with Santa Claus are available for a small donation that benefits the zoo. Face painting and holiday crafts will also be available to entertain the kiddos.

You won’t want to miss the animals receiving their Christmas presents! The full schedule for gift giving is below.

10:30am – Lions & Maned Wolves
11:00am – Tiger & Ocelot/Serval
11:30am – Bat-eared Foxes & Red Pandas
12:00pm – Patas Monkeys & Sloth Bears
12:30pm – African Crested Porcupines & Rheas
1:00pm – Zebra & Wallabies
1:30pm – Gift Shop Exhibits & Warty Pigs
2:00pm – Red Fox & Capybara/Patagonian Cavies
2:30pm – North American Porcupines & Bats/Sugar Gliders
3:00pm – Hyenas & Coatis
3:30pm – Condor & Tamarins
4:00pm – Primate House & Spider Monkeys

Downtown Boise 

meet santa claus in boise

If you’d rather talk to Santa in downtown Boise, you can see him at D.L. Evans Bank (on the corner of 9th street and Main street) on December 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 10am to 3pm. Or, stop by First Thursday tonight from 6pm to 8pm. For a small donation, you or your child can tell Santa their Christmas wish and get a photo snapped. Proceeds benefit the Women & Children’s Alliance and the Downtown Boise Association.


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