Last ticket sold at 4:00 PM
Miami, FL (November 8, 2018) – Zoo Lights Miami, Zoo Miami’s winter holiday celebration event, returns this year to celebrate its 10th anniversary with now one million bright, animal shaped lights and dazzling tree lights. Zoo Lights will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays from November 23 through December 29.
Beginning on November 23 and for every night of Zoo Lights, guests can enjoy animal encounters, free Snowman’s River boat rides, interactive musical performances by Steve Gryb, hot chocolate and cookies*, photos with Santa*, and holiday shopping at the Zoo gift shop*. We will also have tons of complimentary entertainment, including themed evenings with contests to win prizes, a tree lighting ceremony on November 23rd, holiday movies, holiday karaoke, storytelling, light shows, music and dance performances, arts and crafts, and more. See the schedule of events and entertainment below:
November 23 & 24
PJ & Onesie Nights
Guests are encouraged to dress in holiday pajamas/snuggies/onesies.
November 30 & December 1
Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite Star Wars, Star Trek, or Guardians of the Galaxy characters.
December 7 & 8
Ugly Sweater Nights
Guests are encouraged to dress in ugly sweaters.
December 14 & 15
Guests are encourage to dress as a their favorite Superhero.
December 21 – 22
Santa & Elf Look-A-Like nights
Guests are encouraged to dress as Santa, Mrs. Claus or his elves.
December 28 & 29
Holiday Bling Out Nights
Guests are encourage to “bling out” or “light up” their strollers or themselves with string lights, glow in the dark items and other festive décor.
Admission to Zoo Lights is on sale now for $15.95 per person plus tax. Pre-sale tickets are available for only $10 and packages also have discounted prices until November 12th. 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 Photo Package is $37.95 plus tax and includes Zoo Lights admission, Snowman’s River boat rides, hot chocolate, cookies and three 5x7 print and digital photos with Santa and an ornament. For more information on Zoo Lights, admission and packages, visit zoomiami.org.
*available for purchase
About Zoo Miami
As one of the world’s greatest zoos and a part of Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Zoo Miami is home to more than 3,000 animals from all over the world. Among many sights, visitors can enjoy the Florida: Mission Everglades expansion with alligators, bobcats, bald eagles, a Florida panther and more impressive Florida natives. Guests can slide along otters, come face to face with bears, crawl through a tunnel in the crocodile exhibit, float along the Lostman’s River “airboat” ride, play in the Cypress Landing Playground and more!
Enjoy free admission, exclusive events and deals throughout the year, discounts inside the Zoo and more! Plus, your membership helps support our mission in conservation and education, making your Zoo better for you.