Zoo Lights

A brilliant seasonal spectacle is coming to the Zoo again this winter! Walk through a festival of lights shaped like wildlife. Plus, get that warm glowing feeling inside knowing you are supporting the Zoo’s animal care and conservation work. NEW this year—Zoo Lights has moved to Main Valley, including Schaefer Plaza, the Farm Yard, and the train station! Zoo members save $5 on all ticket types. Purchase Tickets

  • Friday – Sunday (Additional dates December 22 & 29) until 1 January, 5:00 – 8:00 PM
  • FREE parking
  • CLOSED Christmas Eve (12/24) and Christmas Day (12/25)

*Please note: Guests with mobility needs can reach out to our events team in advance at events@marylandzoo.org to request a mobility cart ride through the event.


Nov 18 2022 - Jan 01 2023


5:00 am - 8:00 pm


Maryland Zoo
1 Safari Place