What makes the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, according to Parents Magazine, one of the Top 10 Best Zoos for Kids? How about thousands of holiday lights, Santa Claus and his reindeer, story time with Mrs. Claus, rapping elves and the Gingerbread Village? Come celebrate one of the most magical times of the year at the Zoo and take in the brilliant light displays and plethora of holiday funtivities during Festival of Lights. See the Wild Lights Show on Swan Lake, watch the new Happy Feet 4D experience and kids and don’t forget to visit the Holiday Post Office to send a letter straight to Santa! Every night from 5-9 p.m. through Jan. 2, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the Festival of Lights is a perfect way to bring friends and family together in holiday spirit. Free with zoo admission.