Each winter, zoos across the country 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.
- PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo - Cincinnati
- Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo - Toledo
- Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Colorado Springs
- Christmas at the Zoo at the Indianapolis Zoo - Indianapolis
- Philadelphia Zoo LumiNature - Philadelphia
- U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo - St. Louis
- Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden - Columbia
- Dallas Zoo Lights - Dallas
- Holiday Lights at California Living Museum - Bakersfield
- WildLights at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - Palm Desert
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning zoos!