Explore the wild side of the holidays at the Dallas Zoo with stunning holiday lights, endless photo ops, nighttime carousel rides, and festive holiday treats presented by Reliant Energy! 
It’s officially open and we have all the deets!

Updated November 2022 




Dallas Zoo Lights presented by Reliant returns this year as a walk-thru experience! Bigger and brighter than ever, you can stroll along the path now covering three-quarters of the Zoo that has been transformed into an immersive holiday wonderland! From more than one million twinkling lights to life-sized animal lanterns, nightly music performances, and elaborate displays, there is something for everyone to enjoy!


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There will be two special nights for guests to enjoy! If you need a fun date night, visit the Dallas Zoo on Nov 29th for their Adult-Only Night! The evening will be a kids-free zone with specialty adult beverages.

Dallas Zoo Members can also enjoy an exclusive evening to take in the dazzling lights on Dec 5th to beat the crowds! 


Dallas Zoo Lights will run until January 1st but be sure to buy tickets in advance! New ticket pricing this year features “Premium Nights” every Friday & Saturday night, and Dec. 16-23! Head to the Dallas Zoo's website to purchase tickets and view a calendar with other festive events!
And did you know Dallas is home to one of the best holiday light events in the country? Dallas Zoo Lights has once again been nominated for the country’s best Zoo Lights event and YOU can vote for them daily through Dec 5th at the link in their bio.


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