ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo

November 23, 2022 - January 15, 2023
ZooLights at The Phoenix Zoo

Event Summary

ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo, the Valley’s most cherished holiday tradition, is back with millions of twinkling lights, all new animal lanterns and light displays, an enhanced Santa experience and a brand new music and light show! PLUS, guest entry to ZooLights includes admission to Dinosaurs in the Desert, the not-to-be-missed dino-mite experience!

With expanded trails and new sights and sounds, ZooLights is bigger, brighter and better than ever! View the event website for the full schedule.

ZooLights Walk-Thru: 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
To purchase tickets, visit the ZooLights Event Website.

  • The all-new Lake Light Show is a stunning, immersive experience featuring a 50 ft. LED tree with music and synchronized imagery!
  • Journey back in time with Dinosaurs in the Desert, where colossal dinosaurs and other ancient beasts dominate the landscape in this prehistoric experience.
  • Enjoy the Holiday Safari Animal Presentation nightly at 8 p.m. & 9 p.m. and community performances Wednesdays & Thursdays at 6 p.m.
  • Meet Santa in Polar Park, where you will enjoy interactive glowing swings, s’mores stations and more! The perfect meeting spot for your group!
  • It’s snow joke! Experience a snowy surprise at the end of each Lake Lights show near Monkey Village.
  • Stroll through the Wildlife Lantern Cul-de-Sac on Africa Trail and enjoy over 50 Wildlife Lanterns, including butterflies, frogs, lions, leopards, panda bears and more!
  • Take home a memento from your special evening. Visit one of the various pop-up Zoo shops or the Desert Marketplace gift shop!*
  • Indulge in your favorite holiday treats, including kettle corn, hot cocoa and s’mores.*

*Separate Fee

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