ZooLights 2021: Holiday Magic
Friday, December 3, 2021 — Thursday, December 30, 2021
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Get ready for Holiday Magic: Twinkling lights, hot chocolate, and family fun.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year at ZooLights: Holiday Magic, presented by Tucson Electric Power! Sip hot chocolate as you stroll through the twinkling lights of Tucson’s favorite holiday tradition. Glittering lights illuminate the beautiful Zoo grounds with sounds of the season flowing throughout the Zoo. ZooLights begins with a Members-only night on December 2 and then opens to the public from December 3-23 with Encore Nights December 26-30. Please note that Santa flies home after Christmas and will not be in attendance for Encore Nights.
Throughout the evening, you’ll enjoy:
- Falling snow
- Visits with Santa through December 23
- Festive entertainment
- Sweet treats, and hot chocolate (with or without spirits!)
- Thousands of glowing lights and lighted animals displays
- The great feeling of knowing your ticket purchase helps save wild animals and wild places
$11 for Adults (ages 15 – 61), $9 for Seniors (ages 62+), $7 for Children (ages 2-14), Children 1-year-old or younger enter free
Members get $3 off ZooLights admission throughout the event (Not a member yet? Sign up today!)
Bulk ticket rates are available for groups of 30 or more. Inquire about bulk tickets!
Give Back and Get a Discount:
Bring a donation of 2 cans of food for the Community Food Bank (check out this list of their most needed items), a dog or cat toy or food for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, or a new unwrapped toy for La Frontera and receive $1 off admission. Limit $1 discount per admission ticket. Discount applicable to tickets purchased at the gate and in person.
Zoo Lights is a family-friendly event.
Carousel rides will be available for an additional fee.
Food from Craft Culinary Concepts 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.
Thank You To Our Sponsors
Santa’s Workshop Sponsor