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November 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020
5:00PM - 9:00PM
Magical lights and a holiday tradition. Nov. 29-Jan. 5 (closed Dec. 24). $11-$13.

A Holiday Tradition

Experience the magic
of 700,000 LED lights.
See the Zoo transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with over 700,000 lights. The holiday spirit comes aglow in this magical world of dazzling 3-D animal light displays.
Zoolights Top 10
Baby animals in lights!
(and so much more)
We're celebrating our baby tapir, tamandua, beaver and wolf pups by creating them in lights! A giant octopus, shimmering Mt. Rainier, s'mores and ocean VR also await you.
Making baby Zoolights
Warm up with sharks
in the South Pacific Aquarium
Our South Pacific Aquarium is home to massive sharks and open during Zoolights. The Pacific Seas Aquarium is closed during Zoolights. See everything with a Combo Ticket!

ticket prices

Zoolights onlyPrice
Zoolights online $11
Zoolights at Fred Meyer stores$11
Zoolights front gate$13
Zoolights members (online or at gate)$6.50
2 and underFREE
Daytime/Zoolights Combo Ticket*Price*
Combo Adult 13-64$28
Combo Senior 65+$27
Combo Youth 5-12$24
Combo Tot 3-4$20
2 and underFREE
Parking is FREE.
* Daytime/Zoolights Combo Tickets allow daytime and Zoolights admission on the same day.
Available Thur-Mon Nov. 29-Dec. 23 and daily Dec. 26-Jan. 5 at Zoo front gate.
PLEASE NOTE: The Pacific Seas Aquarium closes at 4pm and is CLOSED during Zoolights hours. To see it, arrive early and upgrade to a Combo Ticket. Then enjoy our cafe, carousel and gift shop between 4pm Zoo closure and 5pm Zoolights opening. See all hours.
The South Pacific Aquarium - home to over a dozen sharks - is OPEN during Zoolights.
Military Discount Nights: $10 per person at the front gate only on Dec. 2, 4, 9, 11, 14 and 18. (Active duty military, veterans and dependents. Proof of service required.)

Zoolights fun

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

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Combo Ticket deal!
See both Zoolights AND the Pacific Seas Aquarium (only open during the day) with a Combo Ticket. Arrive early and upgrade your regular ticket at the gate.