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Zoo Events

Upcoming Events

There's always something great going on at Zoo Miami!

Zoo Lights Miami

11/23/2018, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Weekly on Friday,Saturday

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Fridays & Saturdays
November 23 - December 29, 2018
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Enjoy animal encounters
  • Snowman's River Boat Rides
  • Interactive musical performances by Steve Gryb
  • Hot chocolate and cookies*
  • Photos with Santa*
  • Holiday shopping at the Zoo Gift Shop*

*Additional fees apply

Zoo Lights Miami Admission

$15.95/person plus tax

Zoo Lights Miami Package
  • Admission
  • Hot chocolate
  • Two cookies

$17.95/person plus tax

Zoo Lights Miami Photo Package
  • Admission
  • Hot chocolate
  • Two cookies
  • Three 5 x 7 print and digital photos with Santa and an ornament

$37.95/person plus tax

Purchase tickets online and save $1/person!

Special Themed Nights:

Guests are encouraged to participate and dress up on any one of the following themed nights. Who knows, you might even win a prize for best dressed!

Date Theme Performance/ Activity
November 23 & 24

PJ & Onesie Nights

Dress comfy and come in your holiday pajamas/snuggies/onsies.

Tree lighting ceremony on November 23 at 7:30 p.m. Performances by Hip Hop Kidz.
November 30  & December 1

Galactic Nights

Dress like your favorite Star Wars, Star Trek, or Guardians of the Galaxy characters.

Performances by Miami Art Studio on 11/30 and the Florida Youth Orchestra Flute Choir on 12/01.
December 7 & 8

Ugly Sweater Nights

Show off your ugly holiday sweaters.

Performances by Greater Miami Youth Symphony, Art in Motion Dance Academy, Be Dance Studio, and HEARTbeats A Capella on 12/07 and Greater Miami Youth Symphony on 12/08.
December 14 & 15

Superhero Nights

Always wanted to dress up like a superhero? Well this is your chance!

by MC Dance Miami on 12/14 and South Florida Music on 12/15.
December 21 & 22

Santa & Elf Look-A-Like Nights

Dress up as Santa, Mrs. Claus or their helpful elves.

Performances by Braddock Gems.
December 28 & 29

Holiday Bling Out Nights

"Bling out" or "light up" your strollers or even yourselves with string lights, glow in the dark items, or other festive décor. Close out the year in style!

Performances by Hypnotic Dance on 12/28 and Florida Youth Orchestra Aurora String Ensemble on 12/29.


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