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December 26, 2023 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

November 15 – January 14

See the Zoo in a whole new light at ZooLights! ZooLights is back with all-new light displays. Enjoy this immersive holiday experience featuring thousands of handcrafted silk-covered lanterns aglow with more than 50,000 LED bulbs.

Walk through the Zoo and enjoy the illuminated lanterns showcasing animal and nature scenes that represent wild places from around the world. Discover ocean animals, beautiful birds, and cool interactive areas, all on the Zoo’s beautiful grounds. Get more event info here.

Cost: Tickets start at $22/adult and $20/child (2-12), SB Zoo Members get $2 off. Tickets on sale now and prices vary by day.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage and participate fully. To request accommodations or for inquiries about accessibility, please email the accessibility team


December 26, 2023
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Niños Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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(805) 962-5339

500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103