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Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo

bronx zoo holiday lights

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 9, 2022

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 9, 2022

The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd Bronx
Bronx, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$39.95/ages 13 & over, $34.95/ages 65 & over, $24.95/ages 3-12

Opens Nov 19

Embark on an illuminated safari with animal lanterns, animated sculptures, and colorful designs throughout the spacious Bronx Zoo and take in the musical light show.

* More than 260 lanterns representing almost 70 animal and plant species spread out throughout the park each showcase a different wildlife region from gorillas in Africa to sea turtles in the ocean.

* New this year, journey into Forest of Color with 21 all-new larger-than-life lanterns representing toads, frogs, snails, sunbirds, turtles, moths, butterflies, and more.

* Also look for ice-carving demonstrations, costumed characters, wildlife theater puppet shows and stilt walkers. Take a ride on the Holiday Train ($3).

* Get hot cocoa, roasted marshmallows, ice cream, coffee and creative s’mores throughout the park plus a limited menu of pixxa, popcorn etc..

* Animals are not out after 4:30 pm but you can use your lights tickets to come earlier to see bears, tigers and more.

* Pick up savory and sweet Italian treats at nearby Arthur Avenue.