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ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo through Jan. 3

November 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

$19 – $24

ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo showcases a winter wonderland of more than 1.5 million brightly colored lights through Jan. 3 The traditional walk-through experience returns this year and the zoo has also set aside a dozen midweek evenings for a drive-through experience. The drive-through option may better accommodate people with different physical abilities and it may be a more comfortable choice for some during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following safety measures will be in place:

  • All guests, including members, must reserve their ZooLights tickets in advance via the zoo website; no walk-up ticket sales.
  • Masks are required for all walk-through guests 5 years and older. Drive-through guests do not need to wear masks while inside their vehicles. Masks are required, however, during check-in and other interactions with ZooLights staff.
  • Guests follow a one-way, open-air path; physical distancing reminders are placed throughout the zoo. Most indoor areas will remain closed, and all transactions are cashless.

ZooLights is a special event and is not included with regular daytime admission. To prepare grounds for the drive-through experience, the zoo will remain closed during regular daytime hours on Tuesdays through Thursdays beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 23 (except during Portland Public Schools’ winter break). This temporary daytime schedule will continue through Feb. 17, allowing the zoo to conduct maintenance work during some of its lightest attended days of the year.

Tickets are $19 for kids age 2 to 11. Tickets are $24 for children and adults age 12 and up. For a calendar of dates and times visit shop.oregonzoo.org/#/SpecialEvents. ZooLights tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled after your purchase is completed. For tickets and additional information, visit oregonzoo.org/zoolights. To plan your trip, go to oregonzoo.org/visit. For more information on getting to the zoo, visit Explore Washington Park.





November 25
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$19 – $24
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Oregon Zoo
4001 S.W. Canyon Road
Portland, OR United States
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