Zoo Lights at the Stone Zoo

Stone Zoo for north shore families

ZooLights promises to dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season. Enter a winter wonderland of tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Stroll through festively decorated Yukon Creek, home to bald eagles, Canada lynx, and reindeer.

Nightly:

  • Meet one of Stone Zoo’s reindeer up close during nightly photo opportunities.*
  • Have your photo taken with Jolly Old St. Nick in Santa's Castle through December 23.
  • Register for Holiday Hot Chocolate with the Reindeer (see below for dates and registration details.
  • Enjoy a moonlit spin on our carousel, Jungle Fun, Safari Jeep, and Turbo Tub rides at $3.00 per ride, or purchase a combo package of four rides for $10.00.

December:

  • December 14, 15, 21 and 22: ZooLights is open until 10:00 p.m. for an extra hour of holiday cheer!
  • December 5, 12, 19 and 24, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Meet Mrs. Claus
  • December 27, 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.: Enjoy holiday tales with Big Joe the Storyteller
  • December 28, 5:00 - 8:00: Meet the Ice Princesses!

Nightly:

  • 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. through December 24: Have your photo taken with Jolly Old St. Nick in Santa's Castle. Santa knows American Sign Language! See his dates below.
  • Meet one of Stone Zoo’s reindeer up close during nightly photo opportunities.*
  • Warm up with toasted s'mores by the campfire! $3/kit, located near Dino Dig.
  • 6:00 p.m.: Black Bear Zookeeper Chat
  • 6:30 p.m.: Arctic fox Zookeeper Chat
  • 7:30 p.m.: North American porcupine Zookeeper Chat
  • Register for Holiday Hot Chocolate with the Reindeer (see below for dates and registration details).

Please note: Online tickets can be used any day through December 31.

  • ZooLights will be closed on December 25.
  • Admission discounts and coupons, including library passes, are not valid for ZooLights admission. They may be used for general Zoo admission only.
When: 
Now through December 31, 2018
Closed December 25, 2018
Location: 
Phone: 
617-541-5466

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