Holiday Lights at the Chattanooga Zoo

Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Chattanooga Zoo is proud to present its annual holiday event, Holiday Lights!

On Dec. 1-3, 8-10, and 15-17 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. each night, zoo visitors will see the zoo transformed into a winter wonderland while celebrating the holidays with their families.

For the price of regular Zoo admission (Zoo Members receive 50 percent off), families are welcome to come and enjoy all that the Chattanooga Zoo’s Holiday Lights event has to offer. Come and see the festive lights, decorate and enjoy delicious cookies, visit and get your photo made with Santa, watch our animals open their gifts and more! All activities are included in Holiday Lights admission, excluding photos with Santa. Photos with Santa will begin at $7.00 per print.

“The magical winter wonderland that the Zoo is transformed into has continuously provided our staff, animals, and Zoo visitors countless memories to last a lifetime,” says Dardenelle Long, Chattanooga Zoo CEO and president.

Holiday Lights tickets are now available for purchase online. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Special thanks to our Holiday Lights sponsors: EPB, Johnson Group, NoogaVision,, Tubatomic, Vincent Printing, and Economy Honda.