Wish you could take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season and spend a nice night out with the family? Winter Light Spectacular at the Lehigh Valley Zoo (sponsored by Christmas Décor) is your holiday paradise! Tis the season of giving so you can feel merry and bright that your tickets benefit all of our beautiful animals and conservation programs right here in the Lehigh Valley.
Here are the top 10 must-sees at Winter Light Spectacular!
Featuring over 1 million lights, you are sure to be dazzled by our largest fundraiser of the year for animal conservation. Light tunnels, signature scenes, and Who-Ville are just a few of the many beautiful displays around the zoo. New scenes are sure to enchant returning guests and spark joy in those visiting for the first time.
Our princess stage will star Belle and Elsa who happily sing songs with everyone and encourage them to shine as their own inner princess or prince. Elsa and Belle will rotate nights of Winter Light Spectacular so check out our website and see who is performing!
We have life-sized snow globes that offer the perfect photo opportunity to get that one of a kind photo. Looking for that perfect Christmas card opportunity? We’ve made it easy!
Santa’s reindeer will be stopping by the Lehigh Valley Zoo to keep an eye who’s naughty or nice! Don’t miss out on this seasonal opportunity as the reindeer will return to the North Pole after Winter Light Spectacular.
Santa Clause will descend upon Winter Light Spectacular on November 16th for pictures every night of Winter Light Spectacular along with Dan’s Camera, the leading Santa photo provider! Santa will be inside the zoo’s main office building as we transform our bison room into Santa’s village.
Our hot coco and s’mores are sure to keep you toasty and warm this holiday season! Visit the Bison Prairie Grill to purchase this sweet deal as well other food varieties we have to offer. After a quick snack break, warm up by fire pits and enjoy the company of the ones you love.
The Grinch, Woody, Buzz, Olaf, Minions and friends will be making a special appearance around the zoo with 3 new characters to see. With so many photo opportunities and friends to meet, it’s a sight you don’t want to miss!
Music during the holiday season is always a must have! Timed perfectly to our light displays, you can enjoy the magical experience of our Winter Light Spectacular to your favorite holiday tunes.
What better way to give back to conservation than making fun crafts for the holiday season?! Located in the General Store, we have DIY ornaments, holiday scratch ornaments, and make your own penguin bracelet. A portion of all penguin bracelet proceeds will be donated to SANCCOB, an organization in South Africa dedicated to African Penguin conservation and rehabilitation. The season of giving never felt so good!
Want to skip the lines at the front the gate? Visit our website and purchase your tickets in advance for fast pass access! Plus, we have the answers to your Winter Light Spectacular questions: from pricing, to parking, to weather updates.