A Whole New Light, A Whole New Show
Zoolumination returns this winter with all new lantern scenes full of colorful, whimsical imagery and fantastical beasts you've never seen. Here's a peek at four scenes you can expect to see!
Here's a peek at four scenes you can expect to see!
Bigger, Brighter, Bolder!
Zoolumination Returns With a Whole New Show
Zoolumination returns this winter with all new lantern scenes full of colorful, whimsical imagery and fantastical beasts you've never seen.
- Chinese artists have reimagined dozens of mythical creatures in bright and colorful scenes throughout the Zoo.
- With twice as many colorful lanterns as before, this walkthrough experience is sure to delight all ages.
- Visit North Pole Village a must-see area, full of festive lights and holiday fun! Plus, Santa will visit each night until Dec. 24
Know Before You Go
Advance tickets are required!
Parking is $8. Members park free.
Tickets are available online and at the gate on the night of the event. Advance ticket sales are available online only.
This is a rain, snow or shine event. No refunds or rainchecks.
Adults & Teens - $29
Kids (age 2-12) - $21
GREAT VALUE! Enjoy unlimited visits throughout the event - no reservations required. Children under age 2 are free.
Please note, tickets are required for ALL guests including kids under 2. Tickets can be transferred person-to-person. Ticket transfers to another night are possible depending on availability; you cannot transfer to a sold-out night (request a date change via our contact form). Single-night tickets cannot be applied toward the cost of a Platinum Pass.
Animal Friends | Most of our animals go to bed before dark. However, Andean bear, Sumatran tiger and flamingos can stay up until 8:30 pm. Unseen New World will be open all night.
Beverages | Hot cocoa and cider (spiked available), beer, margaritas, specialty cocktails, coffee and soda will be available for purchase until around 8:00 pm nightly.
Food | Quills Cafe and Screaming Gibbon Pizza Kitchen will be open and festive sweet treats + classic Zoo snacks will be available at concession stands until around 8:00 pm nightly.
Meet Santa | Nov. 25 to Dec. 24, meet Santa at the barn behind the Historic Home starting at 5:30 pm