Zoolights--Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
5400 North Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98407

Experience the magic!

See the Zoo transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with more than a half-million lights. The holiday spirit comes aglow in this magical world of dazzling 3-D animal light displays.

Animal light displays for 2016 include hammerhead sharks and sea turtles, carnivorous plants and their insect prey, a whimsical 30-foot-wide underwater landscape, a majestic polar bear family, and a gorgeous giant Pacific octopus.

Have your photo taken with reindeer, ride a camel, enjoy tasty treats, and take a spin on the carousel. You can even wrap up your holiday shopping with unique gift ideas.There's always something new to see and do at Zoolights!

Tips for your Zoolights visit


  • $10.00 at the Front Gate
  • $8.50 Online
  • $5.00 Members
  • 2 & Younger FREE

COMBO PASS* includes daytime admission to the Zoo AND evening admission to the Zoolights!

  • Adult (13-64) $16.00
  • Senior (65+) $15.50
  • Youth (5-12) $14.00
  • Tot (3-4) $12.00
  • 2 & Younger Free

*Combo Pass includes daytime admission to the Zoo and evening admission to Zoolights. Available only at the Zoo's front gate.

This event is located about 14.0 miles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Price:$5.00 - $10.00

Nov. 25, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017

5:00 - 9:00pm

*Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas and New Years Day

Features:For Adults
For Children
For Family
Free Parking
Handicapped Accessible
Schedule:Nov 25, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - Dec 23, 2016 @ 09:00 PM
Dec 25, 2016 @ 05:00 PM - Jan 01, 2017 @ 09:00 PM

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