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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!)

The amazing Zoolights crew hand-made lit-up butterfly wings for the perfect photo opportunity! Pose by yourself or with your whole family!

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. Spot the new displays
and see old favorites.

Look for the new polar bear and muskoxen displays, created in-house by the zoo’s talented staff.

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 tunnels of lights and stop for a #selfie!

7. Take a spin
on the Holiday Carousel.

Add even more sparkle to your visit with a ride on the vintage Paul Titus Carousel.

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. Roast s'mores
and warm up by the fire!

Head over to the Plaza Cafe and warm up around the fire while roasting s’mores and pudgy pies (ooey, gooey sandwiches toasted over an open flame)!

10. Meet Our Friendly Goats
in holiday coats!

Come and meet our festive goats wearing holiday coats! Free with admission to Zoolights.

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