California Zoos


FRESNO Chaffee Zoo Lights

November 26-December 30, 2021, 5-8 p.m.

Fresno Chaffee Zoo
894 West Belmont Avenue
Fresno, California 93728

ZooLights November 26, 27, 28, 2021 and December 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2021

Get away from the traffic and spend a quiet evening at the Zoo with your family. Go for a stroll through brilliantly lit pathways, take a photo with Santa before Christmas, and enjoy live entertainment. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Back again! See the holidays through a whole new light with Holographic  glasses (free while supplies last). 

The entire Zoo is transformed into a holiday wonderland, fully decorated and strung with miles of brilliant lights. Enjoy holiday music, beverages, cookies, Santa Claus &  festive, holiday decor in Fresno's favorite zoo!

In 2021, the Fresno-Chaffee Zoo has staff and volunteers have really put together an all star event with entertainment and special meet & greets. It's subject to change but here's their posted line up that they're planning to provide for guests during their special night-time holiday event. Dazzling!

Theme Nights & Special Guests
Sunday, December 5: Toys for Tots Drive
Toy donations will be collected at the ticket booth.
Sunday, December 12: ValleyPBS Family Circle Night
Free pictures and meet & greet with Valley PBS Character, Molly of Denali!
Friday, December 17: National Ugly Sweater Day
Wear your favorite ugly holiday sweater and receive 10% off your purchase at the Kopje Lodge & Safari Cafe

Live Entertainment
Friday, November 26: Jubilation
Friday, December 3: JS Jazz
Saturday, December 4: Stilt Walkers & Jubilation
Sunday, December 5: Stilt Walkers & Ben Napoles
Friday, December 10: Clovis West Chamber Choir
Saturday, December 11: Reedley High School Trombone Choir
Sunday, December 12: Simba School of Music & Stilt Walkers
Friday, December 17: Jubilation & Stilt Walkers
Saturday, December 18: The Generation Gap & Stilt Walkers
Sunday, December 19: Stilt Walkers
Monday, December 20: Stilt Walkers
Tuesday, December 21: Jubilation & Stilt Walkers
Wednesday, December 22: Stilt Walkers
Thursday, December 23: Simba School of Music & Stilt Walkers
Sunday, December 26: Killer Dueling Pianos
Monday, December 27: The Generation Gap
Tuesday, December 28: Jubilation

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