Admission $8 | FOTAZ Members $6 | Ages 3 & Under free
Alexandria Zoo is lighting up the season with Holiday Light Safari. Create wonderful holiday memories with a casual stroll through the Zoo’s colorful environment sparkling with thousands of lights and whimsical lighted animal figures.
Holiday Light Safari features hundreds of thousands of lights, holiday train rides, Santa, kids' activities, and more!
Alexandria Zoo will close at 4 pm (last admission 3 pm) and reopen at 5:30 pm each evening of Holiday Light Safari. FOTAZ Memberships and other Zoo Passes are not valid during Holiday Light Safari. In the event of inclement weather, the decision to cancel an evening of Holiday Light Safari will be announced via the Zoo’s facebook page.
Bundle up and stroll through the Zoo's natural setting, aglow with thousands of glistening lights.
Share your wish list with Santa through December 23.
Hop aboard the Holiday Express train for a festive ride with holiday music and see even more lights and displays.
Before you leave, stop by the Zootique where a variety of wild gift items - perfect for the animal in everyone - await.
Enjoy tasty winter treats from the Palm Cafe. Hot chocolate, meals and snacks will be available for purchase.
While you may spot a few night owls during Holiday Light Safari, most of our residents will be catching some zzz's.