Phoenix Zoo's ZooLights returns brighter than ever

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Zoo's ZooLights is returning and this holiday season it will be brighter than ever.

According to a Zoo spokesperson, when the 3.7 million lights are switched on at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, more than 700 lighted sculptures will illuminate the park.

As one of the largest holiday light shows in the Southwest, ZooLights will continue to light up the night sky every evening thereafter through January 12. 

Guests can attend from 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 6 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturday.

This year the challenge is to spot the Wizard of Oz's tin man, cowardly lion, scarecrow and more than 20 flying monkeys hidden throughout the Zoo.

Tickets cost from $9 to $14, and children ages two or younger are free.

You can purchase tickets in one of three ways:
On their website
By calling (602) 914-4333 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At the gate


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