Join BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo for Zoolights from November 26th through December 30th! This nightly event is presented by Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and features more than 50 illuminated sculptures of animals and traditional holiday displays for the whole family to enjoy.
Every guest presenting a non-perishable food item during the hours of Zoolights, will receive a 50% discount from the regular admission price. Regular admission prices are: $5 for adults/teens; $4 for senior citizens; $3 for children (2-12 years old) and $3 for Friends of the Zoo members. These amounts will be cut in half when a non-perishable food item is presented at the time of entry & all food donations will go directly to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Last year, 7,320 pounds of food were collected during this drive. The goal is to reach 8,000 pounds this year! Learn more at www.brzoo.org.
Baton Rouge Zoolights
During each evening, the Safari Post Gift Shop and Flamingo Café will remain open & feature special holiday treats and gift options.
WHEN: November 26 – December 30 – Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Admissions gates open 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Zoo grounds close at 9 p.m.
Ages 2-12: $3
Friends of the Zoo Members: $3 per person
Prices will be reduced by 50% when guests present non-perishable food items to be donated to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.
- A mile-long trail through the Zoo
- More than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday displays
- A festive family activity, adding to the quality of life for residents throughout the region.
Baton Rouge Zoolights displays will include the following:
ILLUMINATED SCULPTURES: Visitors will find illuminated sculptures representing animals and traditional symbols of the holidays.
GIANT SPECTACULARS: Larger-than-life displays capture the imagination of children of all ages. These displays may include: Flamingos, Giraffes, Lions, Tigers, Gorillas, Rhinos, Elephants, Alligators, Giant Santa, Giant Snowmen, Holiday Trains, Santa in Sleigh pulled by Giant Reindeer and Toy Soldiers. Displays can be up to 30 ft. tall!
ANIMATED SPECTACULARS: Animated displays add additional entertainment value to our event. The use of high-wattage, computer-controlled displays will provide exciting animation to displays.
VISITOR AMENITIES: Safari Photo Booth, Seasonal Specials from the Flamingo Cafe’, Safari Post Gift Shop