Inside Zoo Lights at the Smithsonian National Zoo

We’re in the final few days of Zoo Lights! Have you nabbed your free ticket to see the holiday lights and animal lanterns in one of America’s oldest zoos?

Zoo Lights is a free, but ticketed, holiday lights event at the National Zoo where you can see LED lights and glowing animal lanterns.


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Take a walk through one of the oldest zoos in the United States — but only expect to see animals in lights — the zoo animals are not out and about.

Enjoy tasty treats, choral singers, and plenty of gift shop shopping.

Zoo Lights is only available through December 30th.