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Glowfari Lantern Festival | Oakland Zoo
January 25, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oakland Zoo’s Glowfari Festival is scheduled for November 12-24, 26-30, 2021 | December 10 (CLOSED), 11-23, 26-31, 2022 | January 1-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-29, 2023
What Is Oakland Zoo Glowfari:
Glowfari features hundreds of larger-than-life glowing animal lanterns throughout the Zoo.
This year’s experience features new displays including a walkabout through the land down under with kangaroos and koalas, icons of the California coastline including whales, otters, and jellies, exotic animals of the tropical rainforest, and a trip to the past with a towering t-rex and a megalodon shark tunnel!
Finish your experience with a ride on the train through a fantasy wonderland full of fabled creatures like fairies, unicorns, and more mythical beasts!
Make sure to visit Santa in the Rides Area Fridays – Sundays in November and every night December 1-23 from 6:00pm to 9:30pm (line closes at 9:15pm).
Source: Oakland Zoo
Glowfari is a separate ticket (from regular admission to Oakland Zoo).
Adults: $24 adults
Children & Seniors (2-14 & 65-75): $20
Children under 2 and adults over 76: Free
Oakland Zoo Members: 10% discount
Adopt an Animal at Oakland Zoo
Sharing a shout-out for one of my favorite programs for kids and adults alike at the Oakland Zoo, adopting an animal. Donate at the Hero level or greater and receive an animal plush of your adopted animal (or an Elephant if a stuffed plush is not available).
To Adopt an Animal at the Oakland Zoo
♦ Click this link
♦ Select the Donation Level
♦ Once in the cart, click on Enter Adoption Information
♦ Enter the remaining information and check out.