Animals Aglow at the Saint Louis Zoo

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Explore the Saint Louis Zoo in the evenings at the new Animals Aglow exhibit. Bring your family to experience the luminous glow of 50 towering lanterns depicting animals, plants and traditional Chinese elements. Don't miss this celebration of culture and art! 

See dozens of hand-constructed lantern displays illuminated by thousands of LED lights all around the Zoo. Plus, guests can enjoy nightly Chinese cultural performances. Lanterns are designed to represent the four key biomes: the ocean, rainforest, polar region and prairie. 

During Animals Aglow nights, the Zooline Railroad will run Fridays through Sundays, weather permitting, and the Dinoraurus experience will be open nightly. Please note that zoo animals will not be viewable and no animal buildings will be open during Animals Aglow nights. There will be themed food and refreshments available at the Carousel Cafe, Ice Cream Oasis, River Camp Cafe, Lakeside Cafe and Starbucks inside the Zoo.

Ticket prices vary according to date and Zoo membership status. Children under age 2 are free.

Sensory-Friendly Night is Sunday, April 7.

Animals Aglow is open Wednesdays through Sundays from March 13 to May 5, 2024.

Tickets are available online at stlzoo.org

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