Presented by Community First Credit Union
The 10th annual ZOOLights, a fantastical holiday light experience set to transform Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, will take guests on a magical journey of the artistry of lights, sound, and nature itself. During this nightly event, the animals settle down for their long winter’s nap, while the lights take center stage.
From our daytime magic into a winter wonderland, ZOOLights will immerse guests in a joyous multimedia light and musical experience. The season will come alive through different zones combined with twinkling replicas of zoo animals, Wildlife Carousel rides, mesmerizing lights, musical performances, carolers, and visits from Santa Claus.
Check out the Info to Know section below on how to make your experience the best possible!
MEMBER TICKETS NON-MEMBER TICKETS
Tickets are still required for guests 2 and under.
Purchase your tickets online in advance and select the date you’d like to attend. A limited number of tickets are available for each night, to provide the best guest experience possible and minimize crowds. Popular dates such as Saturdays and Christmas Eve will sell out quickly, so get your tickets soon!
ZOOLightsis a separate ticketed event, not included with daily General Admission or Total Experience tickets.
Parking is free!
Access to the Wildlife Carousel will be included with admission for children 12 and under.
Yes! Trout River Grill and Palm Plaza Café will be open. There will also be a mobile food truck on the Great Lawn. Adult beverages are available for guests 21+ with valid ID.
Strollers, scooters, and wheelchairs are available for rent. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fridays, Saturdays, and Christmas Eve are typically our busiest nights. They will sell out quickly, so get your tickets soon!
ZOOLights does have strobes, fog, and sparkling lights to create its magical feel. Please use caution if you are sensitive to these types of effects.
ZOOLights continues rain or shine. So if it rains, we recommend you bring ponchos and rain boots! Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable.