Oregon Zoo Lights

Oregon Zoo Lights (Zoo Lights Portland) 2013

Oregon Zoo is one of the largest zoos in Portland. Can you imagine how many lights it will take to adorn the zoo? More than a million! So, it is not surprising that the zoo is actually transformed into a luminous wonderland for the guests to enjoy. And what better way to indulge in the sparkly zoo than to ride the steamer train that can provide any guest a unique view of Oregon Zoo zoo lights.


The admission rates to Oregon Zoo lights night vary. For the non-members who will purchase the package which includes admission and train ride, and for the non-members who will purchase the admission ticket only. Ticket prices are on their site.


This Portland zoo offers Oregon Zoo zoo lights coupons. For the members with higher and plus levels, admission to the zoo lights night is free. They will also receive a ₵.50 discount on train ride tickets.

There are also group discounts. Groups of 20 or more people will get 20% discount

Hours and Dates:

Zoo lights hours also vary. On Sundays to Thursdays, the zoo gates will be open from 5 to 8 pm. On Fridays and Saturdays, the zoo gates will be open from 5 to 8:30 pm. Guests are welcome to stay for another hour until 9 and 9:30 pm, respectively. However, it will be closed on two dates as December 24th (Christmas Eve) and December 25th (Christmas).

The zoo life is very different during the holiday season. Visit Oregon Zoo at the dates mentioned and you will see what I mean.