Limited time only! Save 30% off** Holiday Lights Tickets with promo code: WEREBACK

Bigger, Better, and Greener Than Ever

Preview Days: November 21, 22, 23, 24

November 29–December 31* and January 3–5

Sunday – Thursday: 5 – 9 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 5– 10 p.m.

*Excluding December 24 & 25

Discover the holiday season at the Bronx Zoo. Animal lanterns, animated sculptures, and colorful designs will light your way throughout the park. Enjoy a magical night that's greener than ever thanks to LED technology.

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FINALLY!!!!!!!! I used to love taking my niece & nephews there. Can’t wait to take my kids!!!!!

Annella M.

I’m so glad that this is back!! My boys are 6 and 8. They will love it!!

Kathleen F.

I've anxiously waited 10 yrs to read those words !!! ❤️❤️😍😍

Tiffany Y.

Yes!!!!!!! We have been dying for this to come back!!!! You just made my day 😀😀😀

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Roaming Carolers

Enjoy the whimsical music the holiday season is known for from our costumed carolers.

Throughout the Zoo, 5 - 9 p.m.

Ice Carving

Watch as master sculptors transform blocks of ice into fantastic holiday creations.

Dancing Crane Plaza, 5 - 9 p.m.

Holiday Train

All aboard for a seasonal treat as we ride through Astor Court.

Sun - Thurs: 5 - 9 p.m.
Fri - Sat: 5 - 10 p.m.
$2 for Members, $3 for Non-Members

Seasonal Food & Souvenirs

Get your fill of hot cocoa, roasted marshmallows, and gifts to bring home and enjoy.

Throughout the Zoo

A beloved tradition returns! Plan your visit today.

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WCS Member benefits

  • WCS Zoo Members

    Free access to all four Preview Days, no ticket needed

    40% off tickets to all event days

  • IDNYC and Aquarium Members

    40 % off tickets to all event days

  • Conservation level Members & above

    Enjoy free entry to Holiday Lights throughout the program


Join as a Conservation Level Member now for FREE access to Holiday Lights!

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Want to upgrade your existing membership?

Call us at 718-220-5112 from 9 am to 5 pm daily!

Check out Members FAQs for more details.

**Not applicable towards prior purchases; no cash back or credit will be issued. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Discount code must be entered at the time of checkout. Online transactions only. Offer ends 9/15 at 11:59pm. All sales final. No refunds

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