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12/08 - 01/06: Jacksonville Zoo ZOOLights
Celebrate the holiday season and create a family tradition admiring the sparkling lights and brilliant hues at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Sixth Annual ZOOLights event. Thousands of LED lights will transform the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens into a luminous winter wonderland filled with moving sculptures, forests of lighted trees and animal silhouettes. In addition to walking among the thousands of lights strung throughout the Zoo and listening to spirited holiday music, guests can enjoy a unique view of ZOOLights by boarding the Zoo’s lighted train (the train only runs from the back of the Zoo to the front). Guests can also enjoy carousel rides, the 4-D Theater, marshmallow roasting, and more for an extra charge.
*Stay tuned for our special themed evenings during ZOOLights to bring extra magic to your holiday experience.*
Extras(Not included in general admission ticket price)
Train: $2/adult, $1/child (3-12)
Carousel: $1 per person (Children 12 and under only)
Stingray Bay: $1 per person
Warm Weather "Ice" Skating: $2 per person
3D Glasses: $2
Marshmallows: 4 for $1, Roasting Stick is .50 cents
S’mores Kit: $3.50 (includes marshmallows, grahams, chocolates and stick)
4-D Theater showing Rudolph: $3/members, $4/non-members
Cost: $10/Non-Members; $8/Zoo Members
Additional costs for special activities
ZOOLights Value Tickets!
Adults: $15/Non-Members; $12/Zoo Members
Includes train, 4D Theater, Stingray Bay and Carousel (Children 12 and under)