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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). $6-$12.

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.
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Twinkling penguins
(and turtles, tigers, bears...)
A 100-foot giant octopus, sparkling walruses and polar bears, shimmering Mt. Rainier. Camel rides, a vintage carousel and some new surprises await you at Zoolights 2019.
Warm up with sharks
in the South Pacific Aquarium
Visit our South Pacific Aquarium: home to 16 sharks and open during Zoolights. NOTE: The Pacific Seas Aquarium is closed during Zoolights. See it before 3:30pm and stay for Zoolights with a Combo Pass! (see below)
Zoolights Top 10

Zoolights fun

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

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Combo Pass deal!
See both Zoolights AND the Pacific Seas Aquarium (only open during the day) with a Combo Pass. Arrive before 3:30pm and upgrade your regular ticket at the gate.