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Zoo Lights Miami - SOLD OUT

Date & Time
November 26, 2021 @ 6:30 PM - December 30, 2021 @ 10:00 PM

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Select Nights November 26 - December 30, 2021
6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Dates: Nov. 26 & 27; Dec. 3 & 4; Dec. 10 & 11; Dec. 17, 18 & 19; Dec. 22 & 23; Dec. 26 & 27; and Dec. 30.
Lights is SOLD OUT for Nov. 26,27; Dec. 4, 11, 18, 19 , 22, 23, 26, 30!

Join Us To Enjoy:
  • More than one million bright and dazzling tree lights!
  • A brand new 26 foot tall LED holiday tree
  • Animal Appearances
  • Arts & crafts** (limited space available)
  • Appearances by Santa until December 23
    • Last appearance at 9:30 p.m.
  • Letters to Santa**
  • Snowman's River Boat Rides* ($5 per person)
    • Last ride at 9:30 p.m.
  • Hot chocolate and cookies*
  • Holiday Shopping at the Zoo Gift Shop*
  • The Conservation Action Center will be closed during Zoo Lights. 

*Additional fees apply
**Limited capacity

Zoo Lights Miami Admission:

$20.95 per adult 

$18.95 per child age 3 - 12 plus tax  (Members save $3)

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

$23.95 per adult

$21.95 per child age 3 - 12 plus tax  (Members save $3)

Special Themed Nights:

Join in the holiday spirit! Guests are encouraged to participate and dress up on any one of the following themed nights. 

Date Theme Performance/ Activity
November 26 & 27

PJ & Onesie Nights

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

Don't miss our tree lighting ceremony on November 26 at 7:30 p.m.!                                        


December 3 & 4

Ugly Sweater Nights

Show off your ugly holiday sweaters.

December 10 & 11

Galactic Nights

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

December 17 & 18

Santa & Elf Look-A-Like Nights

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

December 19 & 22

Superhero Nights

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

December 23 & 26

PJ & Onesie Nights

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

December 27 & 30

Ugly Sweater Nights

Show off your ugly holiday sweaters.



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Where can I purchase my Zoo Lights tickets? 

Tickets can be purchased at Tickets are only available online and Zoo Lights is expected to sell out this year, so make sure to purchase your tickets in advance!

As a Zoo Miami member, do I receive any discounts?

Yes! As a member you should have received a promo code in the email you provided us. This code allows you to save on early bird or regular pricing. If you need the promo code, please contact our Membership Department at

Can I rent a stroller or wheelchair?

Yes, strollers and wheelchairs will be available to rent onsite at the Rentals Building located near the main entrance inside the zoo, while supplies last. Motorized wheelchairs will not be available to rent during Zoo Lights as they will be charging after being used by guests during the day. 

  • Single Stroller: $5.50 (includes tax)
  • Double Stroller: $6.50 (includes tax)
  • Wheelchair: $5.50 (includes tax)

The prices above are already discounted and no additional discounts can be applied.

Can I rent a Safari Cycle for Zoo Lights?

No, unfortunately due to the limited footprint, the pathways are not wide enough for guests and Safari Cycles. 

Does my zoo admission apply to Zoo Lights?

No. Daytime admission (including membership) does not include Zoo Lights. Zoo Lights is a separate ticketed price.

What time does the zoo close during Zoo Lights nights?

The zoo will close at 4 p.m. during select nights in order to prepare to reopen at 6:30 p.m. for Zoo Lights.

Is the boat ride free?

Boat rides will be $5 per person for a seven-minute ride. 

Where can I redeem my hot chocolate and cookie package?

Once your ticket is scanned at the front entrance, our Guest Service Representatives will provide you a ticket to exchange at one of our food locations.


As part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces we have taken enhanced health and safety measures - for you, our other Guests, and Staff.  You must follow all posted instructions while visiting any of our locations.   

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that older adults and persons with underlying medical conditions have an increased risk of severe illness and are especially vulnerable,  but everyone is potentially at risk for contracting the disease. 

By visiting this public space you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. 

For more information please visit 

Where should you go for more information on COVID-19?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the best resource for useful, factual, and up-to-date information on the virus.

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