||Holiday Hoot at the Utica Zoo is Sunday, December 11 from 1 to 3pm in the Auditorium. Bring the whole family to have pictures with Santa! Kids can enjoy meet & greets with our educational animals. Free hot drinks, cookies, and candy will be available. Bring gifts for our animals from our wish list: uticazoo.org/wishlist. Holiday Hoot is included with Zoo Admission (Utica Zoo Members get free admission): Children 2 & Under are free. Children 3 to 12 are $2.50. Adults 13 to 61 are $4.25. Seniors 62+, College Students and Military with ID are $3.50.