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Hogle Zoo hosts ‘ZooLights’ event for free throughout December

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SALT LAKE CITY — The annual ZooLights event hosted at the Hogle Zoo will be open to the public for free this season, the zoo announced Friday. This comes after a grant funded by the Utah Legislature through the Utah Division of Arts and Museums. 

“After a difficult year, Utah families can come visit the lights that gleam while animals dream – free of charge,” the zoo said in a staement. 

The event will be open Dec. 4 through Jan. 3 with nightly visits from Santa, who will be available for socially-distant photos. The park will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas. 


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Posted by Utah’s Hogle Zoo on Friday, November 20, 2020

Masks will be required and all indoor spaces — including indoor eateries – will be closed. However, concessions will be available through walk-up windows throughout the park. 

Patrons must reserve ZooLights tickets ahead of time through the zoo’s website.