Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 at 3:00pm
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The Bronx Zoo’s Seasonal Celebration Returns!
Join us for five animal lantern safaris, ice-carving demonstrations, holiday treats, costumed characters, wildlife theater, stilt walkers, and more!
Changes to activity availability may occur due to unforeseen conditions. Social distancing in place for all activities. Lines for activities may close earlier to accommodate guests already on line and maintain safe social distancing.
EXPLORE FIVE LANTERN SAFARIS
Join us for a global safari in lights featuring illuminated animals from all over the world. Our five lantern safaris, spread out throughout the park each showcase a different wildlife region and will lead you on a fun, safe, and leisurely tour of the attractions.
A glowing pathway celebrating Africa’s animals in lights, including giraffes, cheetahs, zebras, lions, lemurs, and gorillas plus all new okapi, grey parrots, and chimpanzees!
Encounter glittering rhinos, tigers, and snow leopards as well as all new hornbills, pangolins, leopard, and monkeys!
Discover the illuminated macaws, jaguar, crocodile and new flamingos!
Experience North American animal lanterns including polar bear, caribou, wolves, sea lion, and new bison!
An undersea journey in lights including penguins, sea turtles, dolphins, sharks, corals, sea lions, and new spotted rays and nurse shark!
You’ll encounter amazing animal-themed stilt walkers - perfect for family photo ops and festive fun.
Celebrate the season at the beautifully decorated Holiday Tree.
ICE CARVING & COMPETITIONS
Join us for nightly ice carving demonstrations as expert artists create wildlife art from giant ice blocks! Plus, on Fridays starting November 27, watch as our expert ice artists go head-to-head in live carving competitions!
Hot cocoa, roasted marshmallows, and other festive treats are available to enjoy.
Enjoy three puppet adventures. Celebrate some of the animals that love cold weather. Learn about polar bears and penguins, and what it takes to survive in a chilly climate.
Meet costumed wildlife characters at Dancing Crane Pavilion and take a photo.
Member Preview Days: Nov 17, 18, and 19
General Public: November 20, 2020 - January 10, 2020
Date and Time:
Fridays – Sundays
November 20 – 22
November 27 - 29
Thursdays – Sundays
Nightly except 12/24 & 12/25
Saturday – Sunday
Jan 2,3, 8,9 & 10
4:30pm – 10pm nightly
Ticket sales for Holiday Lights start at 3pm. Advanced reservation required. No tickets will be sold on site.
Holiday Lights Adult (Ages 13 & Up): $34.95
Holiday Lights Child (Ages 3 - 12): $22.95
Holiday Lights Senior (Ages 65 & Up): $31.95
Tickets are required and must be reserved in advance
Friday, Nov 27, 2020 at 5:00pm Eastern Time
Monday, Nov 30, 2020 at 10:00am Eastern Time
Monday, Nov 30, 2020 at 3:00pm Eastern Time
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR