Visitors can enjoy a walk along the illuminated trees and life-sized animal silhouettes, as well as snowless tube and carousel rides
Package includes 16 ride tickets in total and may be used toward any rides you would like. The above is just a sample way to use them.
All ZooLights attractions are weather permitting. Attractions may not be open when temperatures are below 35 degrees. The Small Mammal House, Reptile Discovery Center, and Think Tank are open most nights.
Click here to view the Zoo Lights Date Package offer.
ZooLights at Smithsonian’s National Zoo
- The Smithsonian’s National Zoo Choo-Choo: a merry tour on a trackless train that whisks guests around the Great Cats exhibit and features gorgeous views of the holiday light displays.
- Snow-less tubing: a plunge down one of the 150-foot-long tracks—no snow necessary.
- Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel: a choice of 50 animal figurines; the carousel highlights the Zoo’s research and success stories.
The Fine PrintAll sales are final. The deal is valid for any night of the event as listed, November 24, 2017 through January 1, 2018. Event does not operate on December 24, 25 and 31, 2017. May not be combined with any other offer; not valid on previously purchased tickets. Discount reflects the Friends of the National Zoo current ticket prices; price may differ currently and/or on day of event. Not valid with voucher promo codes. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.
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