ZooLights special offers

Enjoy all the magic of ZooLights for less by taking advantage of these special offers.

TriMet discount

  • Guests will receive $5 off ZooLights admission per person with proof of ridership on regular ZooLights nights, and $1.50 off on Value Nights. Find out more
  • Zoo members who take TriMet to ZooLights can bring in one additional guest of any age with proof of member ridership. Limit one free guest per membership. Learn more about zoo membership.

Save by not driving

  • Both new and existing LYFT users traveling to ZooLights can use the code ZOOLIGHTS18 and get 20 percent off their ride. Find out more.

ZooLights food and beverage

  • Guests will find local food carts, elephant ears, cocoa and hearty dinners at ZooLights, so come hungry! See the ZooLights menu.

Member discounts

  • In addition to free admission (except for Dec. 24 & 25 when ZooLights is closed), members receive 10% off Gift Shop and food purchases at zoo food locations. New this year, members enjoy DOUBLE DISCOUNT Mondays. Present your membership card at the Gift Shop for 20% off your purchases on Monday nights thoughout ZooLights. Learn more about zoo membership.
  • Zoo members receive a discount on ZooLights carousel and train tickets.
  • Save on membership – the latest Chinook Book features a $10 off zoo membership coupon.

The ZooLights VIP Experience

GET TICKETS VIP tickets are on sale now. Dates are Dec. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23. 


  • Groups of 20 or more get a 20% discount. Reservations are not required.  

ZooLights for Small Business

  • Small businesses can celebrate the holidays at ZooLights (find out more).  

Gift Shop specials

  • Complete the ZooLights scavenger hunt for a chance to win a gift certificate at the Gift Shop. Check the ZooLights map for details when you arrive.

Have questions about ZooLights? Read our FAQs for illumination.