Oakland Zoo's Glowfari lights up the nights this holiday season

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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The Oakland Zoo is featuring larger-than-life animal lantern displays for its holiday Glowfari experience.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Oakland Zoo is lit up for the holidays. The zoo is debuting a new, socially-distanced experience called Glowfari.

Towering, lit-up animal lanterns will be spread across the zoo. People can check it out on a mile-long stroll.

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It costs $20 for adults and $18 for kids. You do need to purchase tickets in advance.

Dinner, hot chocolate, and snacks will be available for purchase. There is also a gondola available that will be festively lit up to guide people by the dinosaur lanterns.

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Proceeds support Oakland Zoo's operating expenses, animal care, education and conservation programs.

It is a replacement of years past Zoolights. This year will include more dates, times, and larger displays.

It runs through mid-January.