November 16 – January 6: With the flick of a switch, the zoo is set aglow with breathtaking displays. Take a self-guided 60- to 90-minute stroll though a large area of the Zoo filled with animal-themed displays, dynamic lights and projections, and seasonal magic. Take photos with Santa in a charming new setting (on select dates). See real reindeer and learn about them from expert reindeer keepers. Daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. $12-$22. Visit website for details and tickets.
5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles