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Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

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3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
202-633-4888 https://nationalzoo.si.edu/

October 2019

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Conservation Discovery Day

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Designed for sixth-graders to under-grads, Conservation Discovery Day at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute includes hands-on activities, research demonstrations and TED-style presentations on hot topics in conservation. Career panel discussions with conservation biologists, field ecologists, research scientists, veterinarians and animal keepers will open doors and minds to the professional possibilities within the conservation field. Oct. 5 is the one day this one-of-a-kind research facility located in scenic Front Royal, Virginia, is open to the public.   New this year, visitors…

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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Trick or treating has gone wild at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s annual Halloween celebration: Boo at the Zoo, sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery. This not-so-spooky event, which takes place Oct. 18, 19 and 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., invites visitors to enjoy the Zoo’s festive decorations as they trick-or-treat among 40 stations brimming with tasty goodies. New this year, ghouls and goblins are invited to “boo-gie” at a family-friendly dance party and liven up the atmosphere with some…

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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Trick or treating has gone wild at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s annual Halloween celebration: Boo at the Zoo, sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery. This not-so-spooky event, which takes place Oct. 18, 19 and 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., invites visitors to enjoy the Zoo’s festive decorations as they trick-or-treat among 40 stations brimming with tasty goodies. New this year, ghouls and goblins are invited to “boo-gie” at a family-friendly dance party and liven up the atmosphere with some…

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Sloth Day

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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sloth day

Celebrate life in the slow lane at Smithsonian's National Zoo’s sloth-themed Animal Discovery Day, which takes place Sunday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Small Mammal House. Visitors will have an opportunity to see a southern two-toed sloth up close during special demonstrations, explore sloth-related artifacts, take part in family-friendly activities and learn how they can help save these charming critters in the wild. This event is free and open to the public and will be held…

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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Trick or treating has gone wild at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s annual Halloween celebration: Boo at the Zoo, sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery. This not-so-spooky event, which takes place Oct. 18, 19 and 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., invites visitors to enjoy the Zoo’s festive decorations as they trick-or-treat among 40 stations brimming with tasty goodies. New this year, ghouls and goblins are invited to “boo-gie” at a family-friendly dance party and liven up the atmosphere with some…

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Night of the Living Zoo

Night of the Living Zoo

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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A dark carnival is arriving at Smithsonian’s National Zoo Oct. 25 for Friends of the National Zoo’s (FONZ) annual adults-only Halloween party, Night of the Living Zoo. From 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., ghoulish guests will enjoy a wicked night of fun, including a spooktacular costume contest, amazing oddities, performance artists, a DJ dance party, craft beer and fare from popular D.C. food trucks.   Tickets go on sale Thursday, Sept. 19 and are $30 for FONZ members and $40 for…

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November 2019

Orangutan Caring Day

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Orangutan Caring

Hang out at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Great Ape House and Think Tank exhibits Nov. 14 in honor of Orangutan Caring Day. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., visitors can watch orangutans enjoy special enrichment items, speak with keepers about what it takes to care for these great apes, and take part in family-friendly games and activities. Zoo staff will also share tips on how visitors can support orangutan conservation efforts in the wild. This event is free and open…

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ZooLights

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

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NW, DC 20008 United States
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zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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December 2019

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December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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International Cheetah Day

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Cheetah

Smithsonian’s National Zoo is spotlighting a charismatic and charming cat Dec. 4: the cheetah! Celebrate International Cheetah Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cheetah Conservation Station, featuring special animal demonstrations and family-friendly activities. Visitors can learn about the fastest animal on four paws from Zoo researchers and chat with keepers about what it takes to care for these cats. The Zoo’s three male cheetahs—Justin, Donnie and Copley—will receive special enrichment throughout the event. This event is free and open…

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December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

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NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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ZooLights

December 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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January 2020

ZooLights

January 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
+ Google Map
Free
zoo lights

Join the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival: ZooLights, powered by Pepco. The Zoo will be illuminated for 31 nights — from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25 and 31) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over half-a-million brightly colored environmentally friendly LED lights and animal-shaped displays will transform the Zoo’s trees, walkways and buildings into a dynamic and colorful winter wonderland.   ZooLights is hosting its third-annual GRUMP holiday market…

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