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November 18, 2022 — January 8, 2023
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Changes to activity availability may occur due to unforeseen conditions. This program does not include animal exhibits. All animal exhibits close at 4:00pm. Holiday Lights is a rain or shine event.

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Pajama Party Weekend
December 2,3,4 2022 • 5pm-8:30pm

Families, ear your coziest pjs to Holiday Lights and snuggle up to enjoy storytelling, crafts, and a special character meet and greet in Schiff Family Great Hall!

Sensory-Friendly Night
November 29 2022 • 5pm-8pm

Join us for an experience designed for guests who thrive in a sensory-supportive environment. During this special evening, you can expect the same great Holiday Lights experience with some modifications to make it more sensory friendly.

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Nights of Caroling
December 26 - 30, 2022 • 4:30pm – 8:30pm

Listen to your favorite holiday tunes performed live by holiday carolers as you enjoy seasonal treats in Dancing Crane Café.

Family-friendly New Year’s Eve Countdown
December 31, 2022 • 7pm, 8pm, 9pm

Join our early New Year’s Eve Countdown on Astor Court with our “larger than life” performers as we welcome 2023!

Illuminated Playground
January 6, 7, 8 2023 • 5pm – 8:30pm

Enjoy a specially lighted playground for kids of all ages in Schiff Family Great Hall.

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