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Late Nights at the Zoo: Zoolightful Edition (21+ Event)

December 7, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Spread holiday “cheers” on select nights this December at the most interesting cocktail hour in town. Adults 21 and over will eat, drink and be merry while enjoying all the holiday delight of our all-new Zoolightful event, local food truck cuisine and added bars.~ TICKET INCLUDES ~*One complimentary drink ticket*Ability to purchase cuisine from local food trucks*Live DJ~ZOOLIGHTFUL AREAS AND ACTVITIES ~*Polar Plaza – An exhilarating 120-foot, four-lane ice slide surrounded by a winter wonderland. Relax at the Chill Zone (Plaza Café) and enjoy being cool while you stay warm under the heaters with glow furniture and a light-up ice cube dance floor.– Ice Slide Tickets: $3 per ride, $8 for 3 rides, $14.99 Unlimited Slides Ride Pass*Holiday Way – A mesmerizing display of holiday lights illuminating the pathway through radiant archways and light sculptures.*Reindeer Game Zone sponsored by Holidynamics – An array of fun-filled games in the midst of a walk-through light display.*Gingerbread Village – Create and decorate memories that will last a lifetime with sweet treats and gingerbread house making fun.– A variety of gingerbread house kits are available for purchase.*Merry Magic Theater – Experience a thrilling virtual reality adventure on our Merry Magic Sleigh Ride.– On December 7, Merry Magic Theater will not open until 8:30 p.m.– VR Sleight Ride Tickets: $8 per ride (approx. 3-5 min experience)*Santa’s North Pole – Drop off your holiday wish list at the North Pole post before a complimentary visit and photo with Santa Claus himself.*Peppermint Pines – Elevate your experience with a private igloo for the entire evening. Guests will enjoy a specially themed igloo tucked right off the pathway offering the perfect retreat. The igloos will be heated and furnished and include bar and food service from an attendant.– Igloo rentals are limited to 8 bookings per night. Must be reserved ahead of time.~ ACCESS TO SELECT EXHIBITS AFTER-HOURS ~*Mahoney Kingdoms of the Night*Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium*Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom PavilionHappens on the following Dates:Dec 7, 2023, 7:00pm to 10:30pm CSTDec 14, 2023, 7:00pm to 10:30pm CST


December 7, 2023
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
(402) 733-8400
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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
3701 S 10th St
Omaha, NE 68107 United States
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(402) 733-8400
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