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Dallas Zoo Lights Presented by Reliant

Dallas Zoo Lights is back and brighter than ever! Join us for the opening weekend.

After the animals head in for the evening, the Dallas Zoo will transform into a winter wonderland with over one million twinkling lights illuminating ZooNorth throughout the holiday season. Discover realistic silk-covered lanterns in the shape of your favorite animals, plus even more light displays and festivities for the entire family!

Dallas Zoo Lights Activities:

  • Holiday Light Show
  • Santa meet-and-greet
  • Nature ornament-making activity
  • Nightly musical performances throughout ZooNorth
  • Rainbow Arch
  • Whimsical African watering hole at Lantern Ridge
  • Santa’s Sleigh photo op
  • Elves’ Workshop at the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo with Animal Encounters every 30 minutes
  • S’mores, specialty donuts, funnel cakes, and hot chocolate
  • …and MUCH more!

The exciting world of wildlife awaits!

Check back later for specific dates and times or visit the calendar to view the upcoming events. We have something for everyone!

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Adults-Only Night

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Family Zoo Adventures

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Family Campout Overnight

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