L.A.’s New Holiday Tradition is Brighter Than Ever!

L.A.’s brightest holiday tradition shines more brilliantly than ever! Stroll through an expanded area of the Zoo that is transformed into a fantastical wonderland populated by glowing light animals and a trove of dazzling additions over last year, such as a decked-out L.A.I.R. and a dramatic display combining light, water and music. View real reindeer, visit with Santa (on select dates), and enjoy holiday treats and goodies, all under the stars.


Tickets for admission Nov 27 – Dec 3
(Sold Online Only)

Early Bird Adult Admission (13+): $10*
Early Bird Child Admission (2-12): $10*
Under 2: Free
Early Bird Group Rate (15-49 guests): $10/person*
Tickets purchased at the gate on these dates will only be offered Regular Admission rates.


Tickets for admission Dec 4 – Jan 3
(Sold Online and At the Gate)


6–10 p.m.
(Last entry at 9 p.m.)

Adults (13+): $13*
Children (2-12): $11*
Under 2: Free
Late Night Special:
$9 at 9 p.m.
Weekend & Premium

6–10:30 p.m.
(Last entry at 9:30 p.m.)

Adults (13+): $16*
Children (2-12): $14*
Under 2: Free
GLAZA Members receive $2 off Adult/$1 off Child Regular Admission tickets with promo code.**

Holiday Happy Hour

Skip the lines courtesy of express VIP entry and start your L.A. Zoo Lights experience with gourmet hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, and specialty holiday cocktails in our exclusive lounge. Limited tickets available.
Buy “Holiday Happy Hour” Tickets
Age: 21+
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Entry at 6 p.m. & Happy Hour from 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $75

Family New Year’s Eve

Celebrate the new year in style with express admission to L.A. Zoo Lights, dinner buffet with soft drinks and dessert, a carousel ride, crafts, DJ dance party, and live broadcast of the Times Square ball drop with a champagne toast. Cash bar available.
Buy “Family New Year’s Eve” Tickets
Fun for All Ages!
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Entry at 6 p.m. & Ball Drop at 9 p.m.
Tickets: $65 Adult/$40 Child
Members: $60 Adult/$35 Child
*Price does not include online convenience fee

**GLAZA Member discounts are for Regular Admission dates (Dec 4–Jan 3) only and do not apply to Late Night ($9 at 9 p.m.) tickets or the Holiday Happy Hour special event. Members receive their promo code 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.