Houston Zoo introduces Zoo Lights
The Houston Zoo will begin a new holiday tradition called Zoo Lights from Friday, Nov. 23 through Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
According to a press release, the event, sponsored by TXU Energy, will transform the zoo into a winter wonderland with thousands of lights adorning live oak trees, colorful projections more than 15 feet tall and life-size animated animal sculptures.
In addition to lights, the Wildlife Carousel will be open for riding; Holly Berry, a 1958 Cadillac with lights that dance in time to music, will also be on display; and "The Polar Express" 4-D Experience will also be shown.
Guests will also be able to dine on funnel cakes, cinnamon rolls, pizza, sandwiches and hot chocolate, as well as gingerbread men to decorate.
Christmas carolers will be also be present to sing holiday songs and local school and church choirs will give nightly performances.
Tickets cost $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Children under age 2 will be admitted for free. Tickets purchased online will be sold at a $1 discount.
Zoo Lights will be open from 6-10 p.m., with the last ticket sold at 9 p.m.
The zoo is located at 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston.
For more information, visit www.houstonzoo.org/zoolights.
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