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Member Week at ZooLights

  • The text "Member Week, December 1-8" and the ZooLights, powered by Pepco, logo

Friends of the National Zoo members enjoy a full week of exclusive perks at ZooLights, powered by Pepco, from Dec. 1 through 8!  

Members will delight in more than 500,000 gorgeous, environmentally friendly LED lights — plus the new Entre Les Rangs field of lights exhibit, animal lanterns and more — while enjoying:

  • FREE event parking all week during ZooLights hours*
  • A FREE punch card valid for 10 free ZooTubes, National Zoo Choo Choo or Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel rides — a $35 value
  • An exclusive, light-up snowflake necklace
  • An additional 10% discount in gift shops (on top of regular member discount)
  • BOGO animal crackers in gift shops

*During all other weeks of ZooLights, members pay the full event parking rate. There is no discounted event parking rate for ZooLights. Ride punch cards and light-up necklaces are available for pickup at the Visitor Center and the information booths at Panda Plaza and Lion-Tiger Hill. Member Week items are available while supplies last.