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Oakland Zoo’s “Glowfari” Lantern Festival (Nov 20 – Jan 17)

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Friday, November 20, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 adults/$18 children & seniors (2-14 & 65-75) Members: 10% discount Children under 2 and adults over 76: Free Parking: Free Advanced ticket purchase is required.

Oakland Zoo | 9777 Golf Links Rd, Oakland, CA


This brand-new, family-friendly experience features hundreds of larger-than-life animal lanterns throughout the Zoo, storytelling the ongoing journey of wildlife, the importance of every species on our planet, and Oakland Zoo’s commitment to conservation.

Dozens of towering and even interactive, glowing lanterns of every order await to entertain and enlighten you at every turn.

Glowfari: A Wildly Illuminating Lantern Festival
November 20, 2020 to January 17, 2021 | 5:30p to 10p
– $20 adults/$18 children & seniors (2-14 & 65-75)
– Children under 2 and adults over 76: Free
– Parking: Free

Advanced ticket purchase is required.

Take a mile-long stroll (socially distanced, of course) through these illuminated and dazzling lanterns – from the ice-capped 15-foot tall penguin corridor to the breathtaking full-size elephants, giraffes, and lions – to the enormous, fluttering butterflies floating against the star-filled night sky.

Ride our brilliantly-lit gondolas to visit California Trail – where you’re transported back in time to a dinosaur world filled with prehistoric rock stars like the T-rex, stegosaurus, pterodactyls, and more

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: $20*
*$20 adults/$18 children & seniors (2-14 & 65-75) Members: 10% discount Children under 2 and adults over 76: Free Parking: Free Advanced ticket purchase is required.
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Kids & Families, Outdoors
Address: 9777 Golf Links Rd, Oakland, CA