Holiday Light Safari

Holiday Light Safari
December 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 & 26-28, 2019
(Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays)

Alexandria Zoo is lighting up the season with Holiday Light Safari. Create wonderful holiday memories with a casual stroll through the Zoo’s colorful environment sparkling with thousands of lights and whimsical lighted animal figures.

Holiday Light Safari features hundreds of thousands of lights, holiday train rides, Santa, kids' activities, and more!


Let it Glow!

Bundle up and stroll through the Zoo's natural setting, aglow with thousands of glistening lights.



Share your wish list with Santa.



Hop aboard the Holiday Express Train for a merry ride with holiday music to see even more lights and displays.

Merry Creations

Atwood's Merry Creations

Visit the Activities Building to decorate an Atwood's Bakery sugar cookie and make a craft.

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Before you leave, stop by the Zootique where a variety of wild gift items - perfect for the animal in everyone - await.

Palm Cafe

Palm Cafe

Enjoy tasty winter treats from the Palm Cafe. Hot chocolate, meals and snacks will be available for purchase.

While you may spot a few night owls during Holiday Light Safari, most of our residents will be catching some zzz's.

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Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day

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Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810