This Mississippi Zoo Transforms Into A Holiday Wonderland Each Year And You Don’t Want To Miss It

Hattiesburg Zoo is a great visit year-round, but it’s even better in December when the zoo transforms into a holiday wonderland for Zoo Lights. The annual celebration offers fun for the entire family. From festive rides and a holiday market to appearances by Santa himself, this is one Yule tide event you don’t want to miss. Take a look:

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Zoo Lights is held at the Hattiesburg Zoo, which is located at 107 S 17th Ave., Hattiesburg, MS 39401. For more information, call (601) 545-4576. You can also visit the zoo’s website or Facebook page.

So, ever attended Zoo Lights? Have another favorite Christmas celebration? Tell us in the comments section.

This isn’t the only attraction that transforms during the holidays. Read about another here.