Community Nights

Friday, December 7, 2018 — Wednesday, December 19, 2018
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Tis’ the Season for Giving

Reid Park Zoological Society is proud to be partnering with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, and Tucson A List for Community Nights during Zoo Lights, presented by Tucson Electric Power. If you bring one of the items below, you will receive $1 off admission for Zoo Lights from December 7th – 19th. For a complete list of donation items accepted, click here.

Donations Benefiting the Humane Society of Southern Arizona:

  • dog, cat, puppy, and kitten canned (pâté style) food
  • dog biscuits (no colored dyes)
  • KMR formula for puppies and kittens
  • puppy pads
  • plastic cat toys
  • Kong dog toys

Donations Benefiting Tucson-A-List Toy Drive:

  • Children’s toys (ages newborn-13)
  • Art supplies
  • Games
  • Books

Donations Benefiting the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona:

  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal
  • Granola bars
  • Canned tomato products
  • Canned soups
  • Canned vegetables & fruits
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Beans

Throughout the evening, you’ll enjoy:

  • Falling snow in the winter wonderland
  • Pictures with Santa
  • Live music
  • S’mores, cinnamon rolls, and hot chocolate (with or without spirits!)
  • Thousands of twinkling lights and lighted animal displays
  • The great feeling of knowing your ticket purchase has helped save wild animals and your in-kind donations will provide holiday cheer for someone in your community

Price (bring one of the items above to receive $1 off):
Tickets can only be purchased at the Zoo to receive the discount. 

  • $9 for Adults
  • $5 for Children (2-14)
  • Children under 2 are free
  • Members get $2 off admission

Additional Event Details:

  • Zoo Lights is a family-friendly event.
  • Community Nights pricing is only valid at the front gate when you bring one item listed above.
  • Carousel rides will be available for an additional fee.
  • Food from Taste Catering will be available throughout the Zoo for purchase.
  • Tickets are non-refundable. Discounts cannot be combined.
  • Animals will have access to heated habitats behind-the-scenes for this event, and will likely choose to be off habitat.