November 19, 20, 21, and 26, 27, 28
December 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17-23, 26-30
January 1, 2, 2022
Zoo Lights presented by Florida Power & Light Company, FPL SolarNow has become a Florida holiday tradition for families and friends. While the animals slumber, Palm Beach Zoo is illuminated for the holidays with over one million eco-friendly lights. Each evening from 6 – 9 pm the Zoo will be aglow with unique themed displays throughout the entire 23 acres. The festive holiday fun also features photos with Santa (until Dec. 23rd), cookie decorating, seasonal treats and more!
The main parking lot of the Zoo may fill up quickly. Additional Parking is located just across Summit Blvd. to the south in Dreher Park South lots A, B, C, and soccer field. Please follow directions of our parking staff.
Once our main parking lot (on the Zoo side of Summit) is full, we will have a drop-off lane available near the main gate.
1. Is Zoo Lights included in regular Zoo Admission?
No, Zoo Lights is a special event and requires an additional ticket.
Zoo Members will get special discounted pricing. You must be a member to purchase a member ticket. We will be checking the list each day to confirm membership. If we find you are not a member and purchased a member ticket your ticket will be voided, your money will be refunded and you will be asked to purchase a ticket at the correct price. Members are required to present their membership card when presenting their tickets.
2. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, or your ticket can be shown on your smart phone.
3. What areas of the Zoo are open during Zoo Lights?
Zoo Lights takes place throughout the entire 23-acres of the Zoo.
4. Will I see animals during Zoo Lights?
5. Will the Fountain splash pad be running during Zoo Lights?
6. Will the Carousel be running during Zoo Lights?
7. Is food and beverage available during Zoo Lights?
There are several unique food options available during Zoo Lights. The Tropics Cafe is open serving a menu of meal options, drinks including beer and wine. The concession stand is also open during the event.
This year you can also order online and pick up your food without the wait. Look for the QR codes in the Zoo or click here to order.
The Fountain Plaza is North Pole Circle and includes a s'more station, funnel cakes, a bar, beer and wine.
8. What can I bring into the event?
No outside food or beverage. No pets. No weapons.
9. What's the refund policy?
10. Will Santa be available for photos?
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