Oakland Zoo’s ZooLights Illuminates Night Sky for Holiday Season Starting Dec. 2

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Oakland Zoo is set to turn on a holiday tradition known as ZooLights, a festival of lights, on Friday, December 2.

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Oakland Zoo is set to turn on a holiday tradition known as ZooLights, a festival of lights, on Friday, December 2. This holiday tradition, a nightly event, runs 5:30pm – 9:00pm from December 2 through January 1, 2017 (CLOSED on December 24 and 25). The 2016 ZooLights display features designs by Impact Lighting and music powered by 96.5 KOIT, 95.7 The Game, Q102.1, 98.5 KFOX, and 102.9 KBLX.

Colorfully lit animal-themed structures are situated throughout Oakland Zoo for families to enjoy. The main attraction each evening is a Light Show with a mash-up of memorable movie lines and music, unforgettable Christmas characters, and seasonal tunes. Starlit pathways lead guests through a candy cane lane themed Adventure Landing, featuring the Outback Express Adventure Train - a decked out train ride sure to inspire a jolly time on a dark winter night. Plus, Santa and local Bay Area performance groups make appearances on select nights, check Oakland Zoo’s web calendar for specific dates and details.

ZooLights is a family-oriented evening filled with traditional holiday activities, designed to help one make merry memories of the winter season. For additional details about ZooLights, visit http://www.oaklandzoo.org.

Oakland Zoo would like to thank the following sponsors of ZooLights: 96.5 KOIT, 95.7 THE GAME, Q102.1, 98.5 KFOX, 102.9 KBLX, KPIX 5, The CW, Ghirardelli Factory Outlet in San Leandro, and Impact Lighting.

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ZooLights Details:
Event runs December 2, 2016 – January 1, 2017
ZooLights is closed December 24, & 25

ZooLights Hours:
Monday – Sunday:    5:30pm – 9:00pm

Admission Prices:
Adult:        $8.00
Child:        $7.00
Parking:    FREE
Oakland Zoo Members receive a $1 discount.

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