LA Zoo Lights

Fri Nov 19, 2021 - Sun Jan 9, 2022- see all dates
6:00pm PT
All ages
General Admission: Adults (13 and up): $22- $24; Children( 2 - 12): $16 - $17; (under 2): Free

Zoo Lights once again lights up the night with a holiday light display at the LA Zoo.

The event transforms select areas of the zoo into a fantastical wonderland of glowing light animals rendered in LED lights, 3D projections, giant illuminated snowflakes, a disco ball forest, and glittering twinkle tunnels. 

Returning features include the world’s largest illuminated pop-up storybook, the disco ball forest, giant glittering snowflakes, and a twinkling tunnel filled with dynamic swirls of color. 

LAIR again is a focal point of the Zoo Lights experience, with the amphibians, reptiles and insects on display throughout the evening.  (LAIR also offers respite from the elements on a cool night).

Please note: the only animals available for viewing during this event are the LAIR creatures; the Asian elephants can choose to be outside or in their barn.

LA Zoo Lights runs after regular zoo operating hours; admission to LA Zoo Lights is separate from general admission. 

Allow 60 - 90 minutes for this self-guided experience.  Zoo Lights is a rain-or-shine event.   Here's what we had to say about our Zoo Lights experience in a previous year.

LA Lights runs from November 19 - January 9, 2022.
 

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