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Bronx Zoo Holiday
Lights tickets on sale
With the return of one of New York
City’s greatest holiday traditions during
the most festive time of the year,
the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights is offering
advance tickets sales providing
guests the opportunity to save big.
Between now and Sept. 15, Bronx Zoo
Holiday Lights tickets purchased online
will be discounted by 30 percent;
40 percent for members. Plan for the
busy season in advance then celebrate
the holiday season with an enchanting
adventure for the entire family.
For the fi rst time since 2007, the
Bronx Zoo is bringing back the celebrated
holiday tradition with dazzling
light displays that will cover and sparkle
acres of the zoo. Visitors will be
able to walk-through the zoo to experience
wildlife-themed LED displays,
custom Asian lanterns, animated light
shows on the historic Astor Court and
“We are bringing an updated ver-
Lanterns are samples depicting the 2019 Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights.
Photo courtesy of the Bronx Zoo
sion of a beloved holiday tradition back
to the Bronx Zoo for the fi rst time since
2007,” said John F. Calvelli, WCS eexecutive
vice president of Public Affairs.
“The LED lights, animal-themed lanterns,
and animated light shows will
be set amongst the historic buildings
on an expanded footprint that will take
people throughout the zoo. The LED
technology will also allow us be incredibly
energy effi cient. We believe our
visitors will come away really enjoying
this “green” Holiday experience!
Entertainment and activities will
include holiday-themed music performances,
caroling, ice-carving demonstrations,
train rides, and seasonal
treats including hot chocolate, smores,
and much more.
Tickets for the Bronx Zoo Holiday
Lights (before the savings) are priced
at $29.95 for adults, $22.95 for children,
and $28.95 for seniors.
Hours for Holiday Lights will be 5 to
9 pm Sunday to Thursday, and 5 to 10
pm Friday and Saturday.
For tickets and more information,