Sorry, there are no recent results for popular videos. More information. Winds light and variable. All Cruise ZooLights tickets are subject to availability and date specific. “So a lot of families come year-in and year-out, and if you were to come this year you’ll notice that we did have the additional trail open that really opens things up, and it’s going to make it a different show for you if you do come.”. Since opening in February, the USS Arizona Memorial Gardens at Salt River has been visited by thousands of guests who pay tribute to the men aboard the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, sharing their stories, efforts and sacrifice. ZooLights Walk-Thru Member ZooLights Walk-Thru Preview Nights: November 4, 2020 – November 6, 2020 | 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. ZooLights Walk-Thru: November 7, 2020 – January 31, 2021 | 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. (SELECT NIGHTS ONLY) Last entry at 9:30 p.m. This year, the largest privately owned, nonprofit zoo in the country is expanding its ZooLights trails, implementing new safety precautions and adding a new drive-through experience. Please notify a Zoo staff member if an emergency occurs. Items left after this date will be considered a donation to the Phoenix Zoo and no refunds for purchases will be made. Since I am in my own vehicle, will I be able to smoke? PHOENIX — The Phoenix Zoo is combining its socially-distanced Cruise the Zoo event with its holiday festivities twice this week. This year, the largest privately owned, nonprofit zoo in the country is expanding its ZooLights trails, implementing new safety precautions and adding a new drive-through experience. Junk in the Trunk Market is back and ready for business with its new Holiday Pop-Up at Scottsdale Quarter through Dec. 27. Pull your side-view mirrors in toward your vehicle. Who should I contact? The new drive-through option will only be available on certain evenings, and there will be no walking allowed on those nights. We do not have rentals or shuttles available. New and refreshed displays for 2020 One of the biggest changes has been to the Outer Tropics Trail, where 120 more trees were decorated with lights… Santa Claus is comin’ to town! Cruise ZooLights tickets and add-ons must be pre-purchased online in advance including food, beverage, photo and some retail options. The Phoenix Zoo’s ZooLights display has been a holiday tradition for decades. Members will get the first look on Nov. 4-6, 2020, and it will open to the general public on Nov. 7, 2020 and run through Jan. 31, 2020. The only animals allowed to accompany guests are trained and vaccinated service animals. The Phoenix Zoo distributes admission coupons on the backs of its tourist brochures and in Phoenix-area Savvy Shopper mailers. Firearms or weapons of any kind are not allowed on Zoo grounds. Celebrate the season with a visit to our three-story Christmas Tree located at Crossroads Cafe. Funding will help the Zoo in rebuilding its operating reserves, through this unforeseen period of uncertainty. Passing is not permitted at any time. I didn't receive my Cruise ZooLights photo. 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But, we said, ya know, let’s start the beginning of November," Linda Hardwick, spokesperson for the Phoenix Zoo, told ABC15 earlier this month. Former Assistant Chief Jeff Walther will take over the Scottsdale Police Department on a temporary basis after Police Chief Alan Rodbell retires Nov. 30. “This year, we’ve expanded our trail to our outer tropics trail … to try and help with spreading people out when they come,” Davis says. Millions of lights go on nightly at 5:30 pm and shine through 10:30 pm. The display, which runs Nov. 7-Jan. 31, will offer walk-through and drive-through options on different nights. For the first time in the history of the Phoenix Zoo, experience millions of twinkling lights and dazzling animal sculptures from the comfort of your own vehicle. Phoenix Zoo management encourages visitors to go to the zoo on times between 6 and 7:30 pm. This is a motorized vehicle experience. Cruise ZooLights tickets will be available for sale online if not at capacity. All items purchased or won during the Win for Wildlife Auction and Raffle must be picked up or arrangements to do so must be made by December 31, 2020. Wave hello to Jengo and Tortuga at the Doornbos Discovery Amphitheater. Winds light and variable. The Zoo follows AZA guidelines, which is for the protection of the animals. A Scottsdale man has been arrested on suspicion of killing 47-year-old Danita Hunter in the backyard of her Chandler home on the evening of Aug. 29. Phoenix, Arizona 4 contributions 1 helpful vote. We accept debit or credit cards for this experience, including American Express, VISA, MasterCard and Discover. We are happy to answer any questions you may have. venues. Typically we start celebrating Zoo Lights the night before Thanksgiving. Updated: November 23, 2020 @ 10:33 am. Scottsdale’s American Legion Post 44 will host an outdoor ceremony at its downtown Scottsdale location to commemorate Veterans Day this year. Experience millions of twinkling lights, dazzling animal sculptures and the Music-in-Motion Light Show on our main lake, choreographed to the epic music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra. No. Tickets to see ZooLights’ 2.5 million Christmas lights can only be purchased online through the zoo’s website.