Houston Zoo Lights Will Return This November

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Houston Zoo Lights Will Return This November

The festive event returns for another year to bring some much needed cheer to the holiday season.

Every year the Houston Zoo hosts a dazzling light spectacle for the City of Houston. This year, the zoo will continue its tradition from November 14 – January 10, 2021. [Featured image via houstonzoo.org]

“Tis the season for Houston’s Favorite Holiday Event,” the zoo wrote in a post on Instagram after teasing the big news the day before. “Zoo Lights tickets are now on sale. Get ready to sip hot chocolate as you stroll through the beautiful Houston Zoo grounds and take in the sights and sounds of the season. Buy early for the best price at houstonzoo.org!”

The zoo is set to feature a myriad of enchanting attractions for the whole family, including a gorgeous 125-foot Infinity Tunnel of Light, an enchanting 4D forest, a Zoo Lights Zebra named Candy, a giant ice throne, and of course, the one and only Santa Clause, who will be available for socially-distanced photographs as he prepares for the big day in his workshop.

Additionally, Houston Zoo Lights plans to feature *checks notes* snow! S’mores and hot chocolate will be available for purchase to keep your hands and bellies warm. Zoo Lights will feature a variety of special events this Christmas season, with Member Preview Nights, Brew Lights, VIP Experience Nights, Sensory Friendly Night, and Special Discount Nights offered on select nights Mondays through Thursdays.


Given the circumstances, the Houston Zoo is taking extra precautions to ensure that visitors are safe, including that all visitors 10 or older are required to wear proper face masks.

Tickets are on sale now starting at $12.90. Members get $3 off their ticket price. Special discounts are available on select dates for military, educators, and first responders. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the gate.

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