While everyone is hanging up your typical Christmas lights, the Denver Zoo is taking a more exotic approach to the holiday season. For one month, see your favorite animals in a different way. Denver Zoo Lights is making its return this December!
Over 38 acres of the zoo are getting a holiday makeover! Head to the zoo at night and wonder in amazement at all of the lights. More than 150 animated animal light sculptures will decorate the zoo; see if you can name all of the animals! Head to the Toyota Elephant Passage and enjoy the Zoo Lights Lantern Festival. In addition to Zoo Lights, a ton of special events will be taking place for the holiday season. Visit Santa, enjoy traditional African drumming and dancing for Kwanzaa, and watch artists carve ice at the Sea of Lights!
Make December special with a stay at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Our family-friendly hotel will keep both kids and adults happy. Spend the afternoon making a splash in our indoor pool. After an evening at the zoo, warm up with your favorite snacks at our Elevate Lounge; with kid friendly options including grilled cheese and pizza, everyone will be satisfied.
Meanwhile, check out this great video from last year's Denver Zoo Lights; this year's will be bigger and better!