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Lights Before Christmas - Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
The holidays are happenin' at the zoo.

The holidays are happenin' at the zoo.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Lights Before Christmas - Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Columbia, South Carolina
November 22 – December 30, 2013

Closed November 28, December 24 and 25 - Schedule subject to change.

South Carolina's longest running holiday tradition, Lights Before Christmas presents dazzling light displays of almost one million lights, featuring everything from splashing elephants to a dancing tree and more. A few highlights include:
  • Music in Motion Lights Spectacular
  • Nightly visits with Santa through December 23
  • Roasted marshmallows at the cozy Jingle Bell Bonfire and warming hot chocolate or coffee to top off the experience available for purchase
Parents, remember to pack a camera to take photographs of your children with Santa.

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