Release: "Zoo Lights" at the Amarillo Zoo

Celebrate the holiday season and create a new family tradition admiring the sparkling lights and brilliant hues at the Amarillo Zoo’s annual Zoo Lights event. We’ve decked the halls, trees, bushes and everything but the animals with holiday lights to bring you the brightest wildlights display ever! For 8 fabulous nights the Amarillo Zoo will share the spirit and sounds of the season. Stroll the zoo grounds sipping some hot chocolate while listening to sounds of the season.
Zoo Lights at the Amarillo Zoo is a sure way to beat those holiday bah hum bugs!
Thousands of decorated holiday lights.
Special appearances by Tiger Claus, Santa Roo and other costumed animal Santa characters.
See the “Bumble” the Zoo’s Holiday Abdominal Snowman.
Wintery kids games.
Readings nightly – Night Before Christmas and Yes Virginia, There is a Santa
Warm Up with Cold Blooded Creatures in the herpetarium
Meet Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and Blizzard the Polar Bear
Frosty kids activities and take home crafts
Write a letter to Santa at the North Pole mailbox
Make a treat for our feathered friends
Shop at our special “zootique” gift area for that animal lover in the family.

Zoo Lights Safari is a great way to thank your employees.
For more information on group tickets (20 or more) call 381-5605
For a full list of activities and appearances be sure to visit the Zoo’s website at
or call 381-7911 or “like” us on facebook
* Most Zoo animal residents will be off exhibit depending on the weather
$4 adult (13-61)
$3 senior (62 and up)
$2 child (3-12)
2 and under are Free