Lighting

November 23, 2022 - January 15, 2023

5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

You’ll find adventure EVERYWHERE at the Valley’s favorite holiday tradition, ZooLights! This season promises to be bigger and brighter than ever before, with all new animal lanterns and light displays, an enhanced Santa experience and our brand-new music and light show that will take you around the world! PLUS, guest entry to ZooLights includes admission to Dinosaurs in the Desert, the not-to-be-missed dino-mite experience!

"It's truly something my family looks forward to every single year. ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo is amazing and gets better each holiday season!"
Anna L.

Schedule Santa Photos!

The Phoenix Zoo is thrilled to welcome back Santa this holiday season for everyone to experience! “Santa Magic the Holiday Photo Experience” is presented by Photogenic, a division of Cherry Hill Programs (CHP). As the industry leader in experiential photography, CHP operates holiday experiences in hundreds of locations across North America. Reservations are highly encouraged!

 

Tickets

November 23, 2022– January 15, 2023


5:30 - 10:30 P.M.

PURCHASE ONLINE | $30 General, $25 Member
PURCHASE AT GATE | $35 General, $30 Member
Children ages 2 and under are free

All ages

Sensory Friendly ZooLights

During this special evening on January 9 you can expect the same great ZooLights with some modifications to make it more sensory friendly, including smaller crowds , quieter music, reduced flashing lights and more.

ZooLights Group/Bulk tickets are available when purchasing 50 tickets in advance.

ZooLights admission tickets are good for one (1) single admission on any public night of ZooLights. Dates and hours are subject to change without notice.

Tickets are valid for any one night between November 23, 2022 – January 15, 2023. Tickets are non-refundable.

November 23, 2022– January 15, 2023

5:30 - 10:30 P.M.

PURCHASE ONLINE
$30 General, $25 Member

PURCHASE AT GATE
$35 General, $30 Member

Children ages 2 and under are free

All ages

Sensory Friendly ZooLights

During these special evenings on November 9 and January 9 you can expect the same great ZooLights with some modifications to make it more sensory friendly, including smaller crowds , quieter music, reduced flashing lights and more.

Things to Do

Celebrate the holiday season with a brand-new light show, Dinosaurs in the Desert, exclusive performances and so much more.

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Lake Light Show

The all-new Lake Light Show is a stunning, immersive experience featuring a 50 ft. LED tree with music and synchronized imagery!

Dinosaurs in the Desert

Journey back in time where colossal dinosaurs and other ancient beasts dominate the landscape in this prehistoric experience.

Entertainment

Catch our animal Holiday Safari Presentations nightly at 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. and community performances Wednesdays & Thursdays at 6 p.m. | Schedule

Polar Park with Santa

Meet Santa in Polar Park where you will enjoy interactive glowing swings, s’mores stations and more! The perfect meeting spot for your group!

Nightly Snowfall

It’s snow joke! Experience a snowy surprise at the end of each Lake Lights show near Monkey Village. ‘Tis the season!

Lanterns & Luminaries

Over 50 animal lanterns will connect you with the wildlife our Zoo works to protect and conserve throughout Arizona and the world.

Shopping & Dining

Don’t forget to take a spin on the Endangered Species Carousel, ride a camel for the ultimate photo-op, enjoy s’mores by the fire and more!

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Holiday Gifts & Toys

Take home a memento from your special evening. Visit one of the various pop-up Zoo shops or the Desert Marketplace gift shop!

s'mores by the fire

Snuggle up around the fire pits with your friends and family while making your own s’mores and special memories. Located in Polar Park.

Kettle Corn & Hot Cocoa

Indulge in your favorite holiday treats including kettle corn and hot cocoa. These are must-haves as you experience ZooLights!

Thank You To Our Sponsors

SRP

Become a Sponsor

Align your brand with the Valley’s “brightest” holiday tradition!

For more information, contact Valerie Burgad at vburgad@phoenixzoo.org or 602.286.3851.

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