BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo’s ZOOLIGHTS!

Weekdays 3pm to 7pm

Join BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo for Zoolights — November 25th through December 30th! This festive evening trail through the Zoo is presented by Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and boasts more than 50 illuminated sculptures for the whole family to enjoy.

This year, every guest presenting a non-perishable food item during the hours of Zoolights, will receive 50% off regular admission price and all donations will go to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Now that’s a dazzling way to make a difference this holiday season!

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Presenting Sponsor: Children’s Hospital of New Orleans!

November 25 – December 30

Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Admission gates open 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Zoo grounds close at 9 p.m.


  1. Adults/Teens: $5
  2. Seniors: $4
  3. Ages 2-12: $3
  4. Zoo Members: $3 per person​


  • A trail through the Zoo
  • More than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday displays
  • A festive family activity, adding to the quality of life for residents throughout the region

ILLUMINATED SCULPTURES: Visitors will find illuminated sculptures representing animals and traditional symbols of the holidays.

GIANT SPECTACULARS: Larger-than-life displays capture the imagination of children of all ages. These displays may include: Flamingos, Giraffes, Lions, Tigers, Gorillas, Rhinos, Elephants, Alligators, Giant Santa, Giant Snowmen, Holiday Trains, Santa in Sleigh pulled by Giant Reindeer and Toy Soldiers. Displays can be up to 30 ft. tall!

ANIMATED SPECTACULARS: Animated displays add additional entertainment value to our event. The use of high-wattage, computer-controlled displays will provide exciting animation to displays.

VISITOR AMENITIES: Safari Photo Booth, Seasonal Specials from the Flamingo Cafe’, Safari Post Gift Shop