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It’s time to be amazed by holiday lights. And it’s time to participate in a beloved Christmas tradition in the Valley of the Sun. And that event is Phoenix ZooLights!
Phoenix ZooLights, as the name would imply, takes place at the Phoenix Zoo on 455 N Galvin Parkway in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix ZooLights is a wonderful nighttime event at the zoo that runs from 5:30-10:30 P.M. It is a seasonal event that began on November 23, 2022. It runs through January 15, 2023.
And as the name would imply, there are lights here. Lots of lights, in fact. As in there are millions of Christmas lights. And the holiday lights are placed creatively throughout the zoo. There are holiday lights all through the Outer Tropics Trail. You can see light shows on the lake. The holiday lights make up creative designs like (fittingly) animal sculptures.
And speaking of animals, you may be able to see some of the animals during your time at ZooLights! You can also see new lanterns at the Wildlife Lantern Cul-de-Sac on Africa Trail.
There are also great Christmas additions to this event. There is a three-story Christmas Tree at Crossroads Café. You can meet Santa Claus and his elves at Leapin’ Lagoon. This is a great photo opportunity, by the way, especially if you have kids. And you can stop by the Wall of Traditions. That is across from the Savanna. Here, you’ll learn more about how traditions are celebrated throughout the world.
You can also enjoy some of your favorite holiday food and drinks here, like kettle corn and hot cocoa. You can also get last-minute Christmas shopping done at one of the pop-up Zoo shops or the Desert Marketplace gift shop.
All in all, this is a wonderful family-friendly winter event.
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