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Zoolights Top 10

Lights. Cameras. Magic.

1. Be wowed
by stunning light displays.
Be inspired by a giant octopus, sea turtles and sharks, a 22-foot-wide rock crab with moving pincers and a glowing orange body, and more. Surprises and old favorites await you at every turn!
2. Pose with Butterfly Wings
(in lights!)
New this year: the Zoolights crew hand-made lit-up butterfly wings for the perfect photo opportunity! Pose by yourself or with your whole family!
Prepping for Zoolights
3. Look out
for Sasquatch.
No, really. This fabled Northwest legend is hiding out in the place he loves best - the forest. Can you spot him?
4. Meet the meerkats
at Kids' Zone.
Marvel at our mob of meerkats and meet other animals up-close at Kids' Zone.
Meerkat Stocking Surprise
5. Spot a tiger face
(WAY larger than life!)
It's the only time you'll find a tiger in the elephant habitat at the Zoo - during Zoolights, when the giant tiger face appears behind Suki's outside yard!
6. Walk the light tunnels
Perfect for selfies.
Take a stroll through TWO tunnels of lights and stop for a #selfie!
7. Warm up
with a hot cocoa.
Our cafe and outdoor food kiosk will be open and serving yummy hot drinks, food and treats to-go all night long!
8. Cheer for your favorite team
at the Seahawks tree.
It's a Zoolights tradition - a blue-and-green selfie in front of our beloved Seahawks tree!
9. Meet The Kraken
(The hockey kind.)
Go Kraken! Root on Seattle's newest team with a picture by the Kraken hockey stick.
10. Meet Our Friendly Goats
Feed and pet them!
Anyone with a Zoolights ticket can come and meet our festive goats! Feed and pet them. OR, If you're looking for a private, exclusive experience, book "Groovy Goats Zoolights Edition" and brush, pet, feed and feel all that goat love behind-the-scenes. And yes, the goats will be wearing holiday coats!
Groovy Goats Zoolights Edition

Check out our main Zoolights page for tickets, tips, gifts and much more.