asian lantern festival

Asian Lantern Festival

Saturday, August 14 through Saturday, October 30
Journey through the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this fall amidst colossal, wildlife-themed, handcrafted lanterns. Presented by DSF Charitable Foundation.


Saturday & Sunday, October 16, 17, 23 & 24
Celebrate the return of ZooBoo, our annual kid-friendly Halloween event. Trick-or-treat, enjoy haunt spots, crafts, and characters, and keep an eye out for seasonal snacks for our animals.

Zoo Lights Drive-Thru

Friday, November 26 through Thursday, December 30
Drive through the Zoo at night from the comfort of your vehicle as thousands of environmentally friendly LED lights transform the park into a winter wonderland.
Presented by FNB Corporation

Breakfast or Lunch with Santa

Saturdays & Sundays, December 5, 11, 12, 18, & 19
Enjoy a meal, holiday activities, animal visits, and meet Santa Claus!

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Snack items provided by event vendors may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS, and MILK. For more information, please email