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Zoo Lights

12/08/2017 7:00 PM - 12/09/2017 10:00 PM

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Description:

Zoo Miami will open at night for a special holiday event with more than half a million bright, animal-shaped lights and dazzling tree lights!


Every Friday and Saturday in December plus the week of December 26 - 30 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
*  
$9.95/person plus tax ($7.95 plus tax/member) 

  • Enjoy free Snowman's River boat rides
  • Hot chocolate and cookies**
  • Take your photo with Santa and our Zoo Squad**
  • Shop for the holidays at the Zoo gift shop**
  • Delight in holiday music and more!

*Zoo Lights will be held on Dec. 1 & 2, 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23, and 26 - 30.
**Not included with admission

Purchase a Zoo Lights package and save!

Zoo Lights package includes:

  • Zoo Lights admission (includes free Snowman's River boat rides)
  • Hot chocolate
  • 2 cookies

Price: $12.95 plus tax

Zoo Lights picture package includes:

  • Zoo Lights admission (includes free Snowman's River boat rides)
  • Hot chocolate
  • 2 cookies
  • 3 photos with Santa or Zoo Squad (5x7, 1 pose for all 3 pictures)***

Price: $27.95 plus tax

***Photos with Santa are only available from Fridays and Saturdays December 1 - 23
***Photos with Zoo Squad are only available from December 26 - 30

Incorporate your holiday party with our Zoo Lights event and make it a night to remember!

Zoo Lights Corporate Holiday Party includes:

Minimum of 50 guests required

  • Zoo Lights admission with early entry exclusively for your party at 6:30 p.m.
  • Snowman's River boat rides
  • Selection of 3 types of hors d'oeuvres and 2 food stations starting at 7 p.m.
  • Bar and bartenders with soft drinks, iced tea and ice water starting at 6:30 p.m.
  • Cash bar
  • Tables and linen and chairs
  • 20% discount at our gift shop so your guests can do some holiday shopping!

Price: $49.95 plus tax

Schedule of Events and Map

Date

Theme

Activity

December 1 & 2

PJ & Snuggie Nights with Contest

Guests are encouraged to dress in holiday pajamas/snuggies for a chance to win prizes.

  • Tree lighting ceremony with Ron Magill at 7:30 pm
  • Performance by Crescendo Music School
  • Strolling Yuletide Carolers
  • Holiday Movies
  • Light Show
  • Holiday Karaoke
  • Photos with Santa
  • Snowman’s Boat Ride

December 8 & 9

Ugly Sweater Nights with Contest 

Guests are encouraged to dress in ugly sweaters for a chance to win prizes.

  • Dance performance by Alouettes Dance Academy
  • Holiday Movies
  • Light Show
  • Holiday Karaoke
  • Photos with Santa
  • Snowman’s Boat Ride

December 15 & 16

Galactic Nights with Contest

Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite Star Wars, Star Trek, or Guardians of the galaxy characters for a chance to win prizes.

 

  • Appearance by The 501st Legion, a fan-based organization dedicated to wearing accurate replicas of Imperial Stormtrooper armor, Sith Lords, Clone Troopers, and other villains from the Star Wars universe.
  • Performance by the Suzuki Association of South Florida (12/15 only)
  • Performance by South Florida Music (12/16 only)
  • Holiday Movies
  • Light Show
  • Holiday Karaoke
  • Photos with Santa
  • Snowman’s Boat Ride

December 22 & 23

Santa & Elf Look-a-Like Nights with Contest

Guests are encouraged to dress as Santa or his elves for a chance to win prizes.

  • Performance by Performing Arts Center (12/22 only)
  • Performance by Friends of South Florida Music (12/23 only)
  • Holiday Movies
  • Light Show
  • Holiday Karaoke
  • Photos with Santa
  • Snowman’s Boat Ride

December 26 – 30

Frozen & Winter Wonderland Nights with Contest  Guests are encourage to dress as a Frozen movie character or in winter wonderland attire for a chance to win prizes.

  • Interactive musical performances by Steve Gryb
  • Holiday Movies
  • Light Show
  • Holiday Karaoke
  • Photos with Zoo Squad
  • Snowman’s Boat Ride

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