L.A.’s Brightest New Holiday Tradition

Tickets are selling fast. Buy yours now to secure your preferred date and entry time. Limited tickets are available at the box office. Box office opens at 5 p.m. The event is rain or shine. There are no refunds.

Presenting an all-new holiday light experience that combines spectacular sets and lighting design with the enchanting environment of the L.A. Zoo. Stroll through areas of the Zoo that are transformed into a fantastical wonderland populated by glowing light animals. View real reindeer, visit with Santa (on select dates), and enjoy holiday treats and goodies, all under the stars. It’s a truly unique holiday experience that the whole family will cherish.

Admission Rates

Adults (ages 13+): $13*
Children (ages 2-12): $11*
Under 2: Free
GLAZA Member Discount: $1 off with promo code**
Group Rate (15-49 guests): $11/person*
To inquire about rates for groups of 50 or more, request more information via contact form.

*Price does not include online convenience fee

**GLAZA Members receive their promo code for online purchases Dec 12-Jan 4 via email. If you are a Member and haven’t received yours, call 323-644-4747.

Admission for this all-ages evening program is separate from daytime general Zoo admission. No live animals other than reindeer will be on display during event times.

Holiday Help From Friends

In the lead-up to L.A. Zoo Lights, we’re not sure what we “wood” have done without Anawalt Lumber Montrose, which provided lumber for this event at a tremendous discount. And the lily pads in front of Rainforest of the Americas? They’d be bare were it not for Pepsi’s donation of the hundreds of Aquafina bottles used to create our giant glowing frogs.

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For the last three years, 99 Cents Only Stores has had a big hand in holidays at the L.A. Zoo – as the presenting sponsor of Boo at the L.A. Zoo and an important partner in Big Bunny’s Spring Fling. So when they learned about L.A. Zoo Lights, they saw yet another opportunity to help bring festive seasonal entertainment to families in the Los Angeles area, where the company is based.

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