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Zoo Lights

  • The Alaska Zoo 4731 O'Malley Road Anchorage, AK, 99507 United States (map)
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Are you ready for the dazzling return of Zoo Lights? We can't wait to flip the switches and turn on our custom light displays that line our zoo trails in the darkness of the Alaskan winter. Visitors enjoy the animal-themed displays, animated displays set to music, canopies of light over some of the trails, the playground lit up and lots of fully lit trees around zoo grounds. We appreciate our returning sponsor, BP! We appreciate their community support.

Bring your camera, tripod, gear and sleds to pull the little ones around. Our Coffee Shop and Gift Shop stay open for business, so do some holiday shopping and follow it up with the purchase of a warm drink and snack. All Coffee Shop and Gift Shop purchases support operations of our non-profit zoo.

Annual Zoo Members receive a discount on Zoo Lights. Zoo members are $6/person, non-members are $8/person. Children ages 2 and under are free.

Zoo Lights tickets will be sold online starting November 1st, with tickets purchased online good for one-time use during any open Zoo Lights hours. Entry may also be purchased at the Admissions entrance during Zoo Lights hours.

Stay tuned for discounts too on Cyber-Monday, November 27th! Enjoy deep discounts on Zoo Lights tickets during this one-day, online-only sale! Buy your Zoo Lights tickets for just $5 each (members and non-members) online on this day only. Tickets are good for one-time use during any open Zoo Lights times. Buy a block of tickets - they make great gifts for co-workers, employees, family and friends!

Earlier Event: December 16
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Later Event: December 18
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