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Look back at Phoenix Zoo’s ZooLights during its last weekend

You've still got a few nights left to experience ZooLights at Phoenix Zoo. Here's a look at the 2023-24 season.
The animal lanterns are a popular feature at Phoenix Zoo's ZooLights.
The animal lanterns are a popular feature at Phoenix Zoo's ZooLights. Jennifer Goldberg
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Another brightly colored season of Phoenix Zoo's ZooLights is almost in the books.

The popular holiday lights event draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to the zoo each year to enjoy Christmas music, millions of lights and maybe an animal sighting or two.

The 2023-24 season closes Sunday night, so you've only got two more chances to visit until November. ZooLights runs 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Parkway. Cost in advance online is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers, or $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers at the gate.

Here's a look at some of the visual delights of this season's ZooLights.
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One enormous tree is lit up with Phoenix Suns colors.
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An illuminated family of koalas.
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Flamingos are one of the few easily viewed animals during ZooLights.
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All aglow.
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The big cat lanterns are among the most popular.
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A 200-foot-long light tunnel was a new addition this season.
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An octopus greets guests on the Arizona Trail.
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Just a platypus hanging out with some snails.
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The massive Christmas tree is a popular photo spot.
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The new Glow Garden, featuring trees with light-up plastic flowers, swings and a color-changing floor, was a popular feature with all ages.
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The animal lanterns are inviting, but signs all over the zoo remind guests to look, not touch.
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Lights and lanterns make for an enchanting garden.
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The buffalo lantern was new for this year.
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A friendly lion.
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The enormous trees covered in lights are a sight to behold.
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Another successful season of ZooLights is in the books.
Jennifer Goldberg
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