ZooLights special offers

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

Please note: Discounts may not be combined.

ZooLights transit discount

Guests receive $1.50 off regular ZooLights admission (when purchased in-person at the zoo) with proof of fare purchase.

ZooLights food and beverages

Enjoy local food carts, elephant ears, cocoa and more at ZooLights.

ZooLights member discounts

  • In addition to free admission (except for Dec. 25 when ZooLights is closed), members receive 10 percent off at the Gift Shop, and on food purchases at zoo food locations.
  • On Member Night, Nov. 27, members can purchase additional guest admission tickets to ZooLights online or at the gate for Value Night pricing. Please note that member night hours are from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Zoo members receive a discount on the ZooLights carousel and train tickets.
  • Save on membership—the latest Chinook Book features a $10 off zoo membership coupon.

The ZooLights VIP Experience

VIP ZooLights nights are Dec. 13, 14, 20 and 21. You can buy tickets online, and see our VIP Experience page for more details. 

ZooLights Sensory Night

ZooLights Sensory Inclusive Night provides an experience for guests with different sensory processing needs and their families. In order to provide a sensory-friendly experience, lighting and sounds are muted and cool down spaces are provided. Sensory Inclusive Night has limited participation in order to minimize crowds. The zoo train will begin operating at 6 p.m. Tickets to sensory night can be purchased online here.

Zoo For All: Income assistance program discount

The zoo offers discounted ZooLights admission on select dates for Oregon and Washington individuals and families who qualify for a variety of income assistance programs. Available Zoo For All dates are indicated on the ZooLights calendar.

Attending ZooLights as a group

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

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. In search of regular ZooLights tickets? Buy your tickets online and save $2 on regular admission—and skip the ticket line.