Zoolights at Oakland Zoo
This event is expired.
Celebrate the holidays at Oakland Zoo amidst a million glowing lights! Soar over the Oakland hills in our festively-lit gondolas and see the Bay Area skyline like never before. Enjoy our dazzling Penguin Playground attraction featuring Santa for the ultimate holiday experience.
See the Music in Motion laser light shows and stroll through twinkling holiday lights, animal structures and a candy cane lane-themed Adventure Landing with rides your kids will love. Hop on the illuminated Outback Express Adventure Train and warm up with hot cocoa and dinner at The Landing Café with a scenic view for miles!
ZooLights and Gondola
ZooLights and Gondola will be open 7 days a week*, depending on weather conditions.
Gondola runs from 5:30pm to 8:30pm to visit the Landing Café. Round-trip rides only between 8:30pm and 9pm.
*ZooLights will be closed on December 24th and 25th so that staff may spend the holiday with their families.
Members: $11 adults/$10 children (2-14)/Free Children under 2 and adults over 76
Non-Members: $12 adults/$11 children (2-14)/Free Children under 2 and adults over 76
Please park in the Upper Parking Lot and proceed to the Main Entrance.