Holiday Lights


Point Defiance Zoo- Nov 23th -Jan1st

Open every night except Dec 24th. from 5-9pm.  Prices $7 online and $8.25 at the gate.

I have been to Zoolights many times and the kids always love running around the zoo and aquarium and watching all the lights.  The zoo also has a light recycling program, where you drop off lights that do not work any longer rather than throwing them in your own trash.  The money made from recycling these lights go into the conservation fund and help support the animals at the zoo. This year they have added Santa scuba-ing with sharks and ZIPLINING!

Fantasy Lights 

Spanaway Park – Nov 22nd – Jan 1st

5:30-9pm.  $13/vehicle, $28/mini bus, $45/bus

If you have a packed vehicle, then this might be cheaper than Zoolights.  This is a drive through venue, rather than a walk through like with Zoolights.  The displays are just as good at both venues however.  They even have a locally broadcast station (93.7) you can listen to the Christmas music as you see all the different displays. * for picture and CBS Seattle

Holiday Lights – Federal Way

Click here for this neighborhoods slide show of beautifully decorated homes. This neighborhood is Federal Way, by Redondo.

The entrance to the neighborhood is located at 1st Avenue S. and S. 300th Place. To get there, take Exit 143 off Interstate 5 and head West on S. 320th Street. Take a right at 1st Avenue S. and head north until you get to S. 300th Place. The displays go all the way around the block.

Light Show – Puyallup-ish

from Mat and Kelly Koohns put together a light show that plays to four different songs: “Wizards in Winter” and “Wish Liszt” by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, “Deck the Halls” by Mannheim Steamroller, and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee. The light show is located just off Canyon Rd. and 38th St. at: 3727 178th St. E., Tacoma, WA 98446 and runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. When you get there just tune into 107.1 FM and enjoy.

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