The Annual ZooLights exhibit is open late through the holidays so make sure to stop by with your families!
The National Zoo's annual exhibit of 500,000 lights, which decorate zoo walkways, trees and buildings and in sculptures featuring elephants, giant pandas and other popular zoo residents, is open 5-9 pm through January 1. The Kids' Farm, Reptile Discovery Center, Small Mammal House, Think Tank (orangutans) and Great Cats exhibit also are open in the evening. Free, but there are charges for tubing, train rides and carousel rides. Limited parking is available for $22.