For the past several weeks, as the sun goes down, the Abilene Zoo turns into a magical winter wonderland. Its pathways and trees twinkle with millions of colorful lights. The opportunity to stroll through this enchanting display has been extended through January 6, 2024. Capture the spirit of the holiday season one more time.

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The moment you step into the zoo, you're hit with brilliant colors and imaginative displays, transformed into a different world.


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Photo: Canva

What's truly great about the Abilene Zoo's light display is how it brings everyone together. Families, couples, and friends of all ages walk along the paths sharing laughter and good times. It's all about the simple joys of the holiday season, the warmth of community, and the quiet, reflective beauty of nature, even at night.

The Abilene Zoo's holiday light display is more than just a walk; it's an immersive experience that brings together the magic and joy of the season. Take part in several activities which include:

  • Giraffe Feeding (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Zoo Train Rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Zoo Carousel from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Hot chocolate, coffee and cappuccinos available for purchase from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Zoo Lights on from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Photo: Canva
Photo: Canva

Don't miss your chance to see this spectacular show. Bundle up, bring your loved ones, and prepare for an evening where the holiday spirit still shines. The lights await at the Abilene Zoo, now through January 6th - a fantastic way to wrap up the holiday season and a bright start to the new year.

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