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November 23, 2018 - January 6, 2019
5:00PM - 9:00PM
Magical lights and a holiday tradition. Nov. 23-Jan. 6. $6-$12.

A Magical Tradition

Experience the magic
of 700,000 lights.
See the Zoo transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with more than 700,000 lights. The holiday spirit comes aglow in this magical world of dazzling 3-D animal light displays.
Twinkling sharks
(and turtles, tigers, bears...)
A 100-foot giant octopus on the roof. Walruses and polar bears sparkling on the lawn; shimmering penguins. Camel rides, a vintage carousel and some new surprises await you at Zoolights 2018.
Warm up with sharks
in the South Pacific Aquarium
Visit our 16 South Pacific Aquarium sharks. Meet meerkats or feed goats. NOTE: The Pacific Seas Aquarium is closed during Zoolights. See it before 4pm and stay for Zoolights with a Combo Pass!
Zoolights Top 10

ticket prices

Zoolights onlyPriceCombo Pass*Price*
Online and at Fred Meyer stores**$10Adult 13-64$25
Front gate$12Senior 65+$24
Members (online or at gate)$6Youth 5-12$21
2 and underFREETot 3-4$17
2 and underFREE
Parking is FREE.
* Combo Passes allow day and Zoolights admission. Available at front gate only.
**Fred Meyer tickets available Nov. 15.
Military Discount Nights: Nov. 26, 28; Dec. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19. $9 (front gate only), plus 10% gift shop discount.
Active duty military, veterans and dependents. Proof of honorable service required.
Scout Discount Night: Dec. 4. $9 (front gate only), plus 10% gift shop discount.
Discount for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Campfire members wearing pins, plus their guests.

Zoolights fun

Top 10 Things to Do
Zoolights Tips
Recycle your lights
Holiday Gift Ideas

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