CHICAGO (CBS) — Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo, the Chicago area’s longest-running holiday lights show starts Saturday night, filled with family-friendly activities and more than 1 million LED lights.
One of the new features is a 600-foot tunnel of LED lights synchronized to music.
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Bright lights, magical nights, and #BrookfieldZoo. What could be better than that? Holiday Magic is back for its 38th year! New this year is a spectacular 600-foot-long tunnel featuring thousands of colorful LED lights synchronized to music and an amazing light display. There's also a 41-foot-tall talking tree as well as a giant 20-foot lit orb where guests can stand inside to take Instagram-worthy photos. Plus so much more to explore. Don't miss your chance to see the magic for yourself. Every Saturday and Sunday between November 30 and December 22, plus December 26-31. #holidaymagic #zoolights #holidaylights #zoonights #chicago #chicagoevents
“It’s like being in a dreamland. It’s really, really cool,” said Brookfield Zoo Curator Tim Sullivan.
Old favorites include a 41-foot tall Talking Tree greeting visitors at the zoo’s north plaza, and Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Seven Seas underwater viewing room.
Special events include ice carving, magicians, storytellers, carolers, and a handmade train set.
Bright lights, magical nights, & #BrookfieldZoo. Holiday Magic is back for its 38th year starting tonight! Come see the 600-foot-long tunnel featuring 1,000s of LED lights, a 41-foot-tall talking tree, & a 20-foot lit orb perfect for Instagram-worthy pics. https://t.co/YXu6Cs4CqE pic.twitter.com/qRVvi7Dmnw
— Brookfield Zoo (@brookfield_zoo) November 30, 2019
Holiday Magic will be available at Brookfield Zoo every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 22, and again from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31.
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