Each winter, zoos across the U.S. get into the holiday spirit with their own festive seasonal displays. Once the sun sets and the animals go to bed, these 10 U.S. zoos celebrate the season with some of the best lights displays around.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Zoo Lights are as follows:
- PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo - Cincinnati
- Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo - Toledo, Ohio
- Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Colorado Springs
- U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo - St. Louis
- WildLights at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - Palm Desert, Calif.
- Christmas at the Zoo at the Indianapolis Zoo - Indianapolis
- Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden - Columbia, S.C.
- Philadelphia Zoo LumiNature - Philadelphia
- Holiday Lights at California Living Museum - Bakersfield, Calif.
- L.A. Zoo Lights - Los Angeles
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
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