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Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights provided by Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Program Ended Holiday Lights Tickets are only valid for entry after 3pm on: November 21-24, 29, 30; December 1-31 (except 12/24 & 12/25); January 3-5
Important Information
1–2 hours
  • Admission to Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights
  • Entry/Admission - Bronx Zoo
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Holiday Train ride not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Justin W wrote a review Jan 2021
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey2,167 contributions583 helpful votes
I went to the Bronx Zoo on the last night of the Holiday Lights on a whim. The tickets had been discounted by 30% and I thought why not? I am so glad that I went. It was an amazing show to walk around. It really was a beautiful display of lights, music, activities like ice
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Date of experience: January 2021
1 Helpful vote
kimberlyklap wrote a review Nov 2020
9 contributions9 helpful votes
Unfortunately this review is not good. I normally love the bronx zoo. we attempted the holiday lights tonight for my son's bday and it was quite literally a zoo. Even with timed tickets the place was packed. No one was controlling anything. We have done a lot during Covid-19 but
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Date of experience: November 2020
7 Helpful votes
Debra R wrote a review Feb 2020
Plymouth, United Kingdom29 contributions14 helpful votes
Wished we had arrived a bit earlier to see the zoo but as we’d previously been to Central Park zoo didn’t feel we needed to. So we arrived fifteen minutes before the animal part of the zoo closed and it’s huge! Managed to see the bears whilst making our way to the illuminations.
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Date of experience: January 2020
SuzyQ wrote a review Jan 2020
80 contributions29 helpful votes
The late entry at 3pm into the zoo prior to the lights was amazing. The house of birds was soo cool. Bird active & had place to ourselves. Saw many of the animals being put away. The lantern display was amazing. Carolers were great & festive. The ice carver was interesting. The
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1 Helpful vote
TophersTravels71 wrote a review Dec 2019
New Jersey405 contributions109 helpful votes
Went there on the member's night and got there early. Lines were insanely long and the visit was less pleasant than we normally get when we go to the Zoo. It didn't help that it was raining, but even without that, the long lines for everything (45 minutes for the little train,
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Date of experience: December 2019
About the operator

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By: Bronx Zoo
if you love animal thesis beautiful
hello i love the animals and the Bronx zoo it s nice place where the most animal are in a free s a big
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NY Bronx Zoo
Best Zoo in NYC. Definitively try your best to come. Full views of animals from all kind. Very nice place for kids
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You'll need the entire day to see this zoo
One of the most remarkable zoological facilities you will ever see. Amazing array of wild life, but it can be utter
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Horrible cruelty at the Bronx Zoo
Went to the Bronx Zoo on Sunday, Jan 17th. Truly heart breaking how they keep these animals isolated in small enclo
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always a good trip
we paid the membership to be able to do all activities, due to the weather most of them aren't working but regardle
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vicky g
Fantastic day out
Visited back in March 2019. Got there by subway and got off at Pelham Parkway. It’s a bit of a walk to the zoo ge
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Date at the Bronx zoo
My boyfriend and I planned a date at the Bronx zoo for last Wednesday. Which is supposed to be donations day but re
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Cart Tour and Animal Encounter
We did a Cart Tour and Keeper’s Choice animal encounter on Monday 10/26. Josh was an incredible tour guide. His pas
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Unfair reservation system
Worst zoo!! Because of covid 19, they designed a unfair reservation ticket system. If you had membership with them,
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Fascinating in Many Ways
I am always a bit trepidatious to visit a zoo. I am always concerned about the condition of the animals in captivit
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A Bronx Tail
My wife and I went on a weekday while remote school was taking place in N.Y. This was done to avoid larger crowds s
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Not worth going during this time.
I have been a member for many years and love The Bronx zoo. My family goes multiple times a year. I was hesitant at
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Animal cruelty
There is a seal with a huge brand on its back! They say it’s because the seal was hunting endangered fish.. but wh
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Wait until more is open to visit. It's just not a great time to go.
I went with my wife and 3 kids for a day trip. We have a membership to the Bronx Zoo, so we have been many times b
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Best zoo in the US
I went during quarantine and was fantastic. This zoo is way better than the San Diego’s zoo. They have new dholes e
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  • Duration: 1–2 hours
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