Utica, NY (WIBX) - Santa Claus is making his way, once again, to the Utica Zoo.

This Saturday, starting at 2 p.m., Santa will be visiting Amber the Reindeer in the Children's Zoo. The gift shop will serve free hot drinks and cookies during his visit.

Also on Saturday, the Zoo is hosting its weekly educational program. This week's program begins at 11, and will focus on how animals adapt during the winter.

Both events are free to attend with the purchase of a discounted admission ticket. Ticket prices can be found below:

$4.25 for Adults
$2.50 for Children Under 12
$3.50 for Seniors, Veterans and college students with ID
Free for Children Under 3 and Members