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ZooLights at the National Zoo: A Holiday Tradition Returns Near Bennett Park

Your holiday gift list keeps getting longer and longer, and the events around town seem to be pricier and pricier. ZooLights at the National Zoo should be at the top of your list to celebrate the season. Not only is ZooLights packed with family-friendly entertainment, live performances, and all your favorite zoo animals, it’s absolutely free! This year’s ZooLights features over a half a million dazzling LED lights to guide your way to attractions like gingerbread village and the nightly laser lights shows. Plus, a whole new line up of school choirs, dance teams, and orchestras will perform nightly, and all of the best holiday treats will be available to sip and savor as you take in the beauty of the zoo at night. ZooLights at the National Zoo will be a trip you’ll want to make more than once this holiday season, not to mention a tradition for the whole family that won’t break the bank. 

Check the website for the full list of performances and special events, and note the extra perks for FONZ members. The Zoo encourages you to take public transportation as parking is limited for this popular event.