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Holiday Lights Return to the Bronx Zoo Bigger, Brighter, and Greener Than Ever

Holiday Lights Return to the Bronx Zoo Bigger, Brighter, and Greener Than Ever

This is the first time the zoo will be putting on a lights exhibition since 2007.

Summer definitely isn’t over, but it’s always nice to have something to look forward to for the cold months ahead. Parents looking for a new way to experience holiday magic with the kids might be happy to know the Bronx Zoo is bringing back its holiday lights tradition for the first time since 2007–and according to the zoo, the display will be bigger, brighter, and greener than before. You can view the lights from November 21–January 5 to keep the fun going into the new year.

This is a light show fit for a zoo–the walk-through experience will feature wildlife-themed LED displays, custom Asian lanterns, and animated light shows on Astor Court. Traveling all the way through the exhibit is a great way to cover several acres of the zoo. Besides lights, kids can have fun with holiday-themed music, ice carving demonstrations, caroling, performances, train rides, seasonal treats, and souvenirs. And, of course, all the animals.

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The Bronx Zoo is renowned for its leadership in animal welfare, veterinary care, education, science, and conversation. The zoo is the flagship park of the Wildlife Conservation Society, a consortium that includes the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and New York Aquarium–the largest network of urban wildlife parks in the world. The Bronx Zoo is also the largest youth employer in the Bronx.

Keep an eye on the zoo’s website for more information on the lights show as the holidays approach.

Main Image: The zoo's holiday lights display of the past. Credit NY.com.

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