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powered by Pepco, Nov. 27 to Jan. 1 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) | Free Admission

Friday, November 27, 2020 to Friday, January 1, 2021
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powered by PepcoNov. 27 to Jan. 1 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) | Free Admission
Mark your calendars for ZooLights, powered by Pepco, Nov. 27, 2020, through Jan. 1, 2021. Take a look at last year's highlights below, and check back soon for 2020 event details and ticket information.

Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights, powered by Pepco, a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland! Don't forget to share your #DCZooLights experience on social media!

Please note: ZooLights remains free and open to the public even during special event nights! Parking is limited. Visitors are encouraged to take public transportation.

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors