Columbia’s longest running tradition continues at Riverbanks Zoo with over one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of the Zoos’ most adored residents. Adults and children alike will enjoy roasting marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, a visit with Santa and don’t miss the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular! Avoid lines and order your tickets in advance today!
Dates and Admission:
November 22 – December 30 (closed Nov.28, Dec.24 & 25) @ 5-9pm
$10 Adults / $8 Children 3-12 / Children under 3 free
Festive food for purchase
500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210 (803-779-8717)
Looking for a sleepover! Ask about Riverbanks’ “Lights Before Christmas Overnight”. Your overnight adventure will also include a marshmallow roast and night hike through the Zoo. Groups must have a minimum of 25 participants. For more information call 803-602-0803.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is one of the most successful mid-sized zoos in the
United States. Since opening in April 1974, Riverbanks has won a number of awards for exhibit design, breeding programs and marketing efforts. Riverbanks Zoo attracts more than 1 million visitors each year and is supported by a private, non-profit organization of more than 30,000 member households.