Adventure Through An Enchanted Wonderland Of Lights And Activities At Riverbanks Zoo In South Carolina

Everyone is talking this year about the enchanted Lights Before Christmas at Columbia’s Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. If you haven’t added this holiday event to your agenda in previous years, then maybe this is the year. Amid the million sparkling lights that sprinkle joyous colors throughout the zoo, visitors will also find a variety of family-oriented activities – and all at an affordable price.

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Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden takes place (rain or shine) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. only on select nights in November and December. Tickets for non-zoo members are only $12/adults and $10/children ages 2-12. Learn more and purchase tickets on the official website of the zoo.

Can’t get enough holiday cheer? Take our signature Christmas-themed road trip in South Carolina this year!

Address: 500 Wildlife Pkwy, Columbia, SC 29210, USA