Issaquah Reindeer Festival
The Issaquah Reindeer Festival will return December 1, 2022
Reindeer Festival Admission includes Zoo Admission!
Use the calendar below to reserve your entry time!
Limited Availability for same day purchase 11:00-2:00, priority reserved for Zoo Members!
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays with family and friends!
Take part in the most unique annual holiday celebration in the Northwest, offering excitement and fun for everyone!
Santa is here December 1-23, 10:30am-4:00pm! Come take a safe, distanced photo* with the Big Guy and his sleigh! Santa takes a nap from 1-1:30 each day.
*Additional Minimum donation required for Santa photos* - thank you!
December 26-30 Santa goes back to the North Pole, but the HolidayFun continues! Free photo opportunities with one of Santa's Reindeer*! Attendance is limited, and pre-purchased admission is required for entry. 10:30am-3:30pm Daily!
select your reindeer festival tickets from the calendar, ho ho ho!
Pre Purchase not required for members december 20-23 and 26-30!
Santa goes back to the north pole after delivering presents, but the holiday fun continues december 26-30!
10:30AM-4:30PM (Or Dusk)
Safe. Fun. Open.
Positive changes have been made to increase safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Zoo is safely open, and we have taken a few steps to keep everyone safe and healthy. We follow all Washington State and King County Guidelines.