This is a past event. Saturday, January 5 at 5:00pm 9:00pm

Oregon Zoo 4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, Oregon 97221

Walk through Oregon Zoo’s magical winter wonderland.

It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo’s annual winter festival. As you walk around the zoo, you’ll see a dazzling display of more than a million and a half lights and experience the zoo in a whole new light.

In addition to visiting elephants, mountain goats and a few other animals, you can ride the popular lighted train and enjoy dinner from a variety of food carts. Little ones may want to ride the carousel. There will be local food carts, special warm drinks and live music as well. 

ZooLights runs from November 21, 2018 to January 5, 2019. The zoo opens each day at 9:30 a.m., and ZooLights tickets are valid after 4 p.m. The hours are 5-9 p.m. Grounds remain open for one hour after gates close.

Oregon Zoo members get free admission throughout ZooLights. To learn about discounts for members, visit the special offers page. Members can purchase advance train tickets here.

The Oregon Zoo encourages all guests to take public transport to the zoo, which is located five minutes from downtown Portland, and is accessible by MAX Light Rail line. Visit Explore Washington Park for transportation and parking information.

Event Type

Family friendly, Festival, Outdoor Recreation, Exhibition



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