On of the great gems we have in Amarillo is our zoo.  We have the best zoo because not only to we have great animals, they have an awesome knowledgeable staff available to answer questions and always put on wonderful events.  Now that the holidays are here, ZOOLights returns for the season.  So mark your calendars and make time to bring out the family for this fun event.

Mark Lewin


WHEN: December 9 -10, 16-23, 6-8pm

WHERE: Amarillo Zoo


$4 adult (13-61)
$3 senior (62 and up)
$2 child (3-12)
2 and under are Free

The Zoo will be brighter and filled with more sparkle this year.  Bring the family and experience the magical sights and sounds of the Amarillo Zoo in Winter.  The evening includes, thousands of lights, special appearances by Tiger Claus, Santa Roo and other animal Santa characters, wintry kids games, special readings nightly from the Night Before Christmas and Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.

Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or a big bowl of chowder from Beastro, or sample some sweet tasty treats from Belmar Bakery.

Plus visit the herpetarium and stay warm with all the cold blooded creatures, meet Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Blizzard the Polar Bear.  Enjoy crafts and even write a litter to Santa at the North Pole Mailbox.  Not to mention, you can make a treat for the feathered friends at the Zoo and take a picture in Whoville with the Grinch.  Plus find that perfect gift in the Zootique or make the perfect gift in Santa's Elves Craft Shop.

You will have a ton of fun with all the great activities at Zoo Lights at the Amarillo Zoo.

For more information visit amarillozoo.org