Zoo Lights Miami, Zoo Miami’s winter holiday celebration event, returns this year with one million bright, animal shaped lights and dazzling tree lights. Zoo Lights will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on select nights from Nov. 29 through Dec. 29.
Beginning on Nov. 29 and for every night of Zoo Lights, guests can enjoy animal encounters, Snowman’s River boat rides, hot chocolate and cookies, photos with Santa, and holiday shopping at the Zoo gift shop. There also will be complimentary entertainment, including themed evenings with contests to win prizes, a tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 29, holiday movies, holiday karaoke, storytelling, light shows, music and dance performances, arts and crafts, and more.
See the following schedule of events and entertainment:
Nov. 29 and 30 — PJ & Onesie Nights — Guests are encouraged to dress in holiday pajamas/snuggies/onesies.
Dec. 6 and 7 — Galactic Nights — Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite Star Wars, Star Trek, or Guardians of the Galaxy characters.
Dec. 13 and 14 — Ugly Sweater Nights — Guests are encouraged to dress in ugly sweaters.
Dec. 20, 21 and 22 — Superhero Nights — Guests are encourage to dress as a their favorite Superhero.
Dec. 27, 28 and 29 — Santa and Elf Look-A-Like Nights — Guests are encouraged to dress as Santa, Mrs. Claus or his elves.
Regular admission to Zoo Lights is $15.95 per person plus tax. Guests are encouraged to acquire their tickets and packages at shop.zoomiami.org early as some nights sell out. The General Zoo Lights Package is $17.95 plus tax and includes Zoo Lights admission, Snowman’s River boat rides, hot chocolate and cookies. The Zoo Lights Miami Photo Upgrade is $37.95 plus tax and includes two 6×8 prints, three 3×4 prints with Santa (1 pose), digital photos and an ornament. For more information on Zoo Lights, admission and packages, visit zoomiami.org.