November 19, 2021 – January 9, 2022 EST
The Virginia Zoo welcomes 29 new animals – the inflatable kind – in this exciting exhibition. During the day, visitors can look up at a trio of towering 30-foot-tall giraffes and stare into the open mouth of a 5-foot-tall crocodile. At night, guests will journey on Zoo grounds by car for the first-ever Zoo drive-thru. Watch inflatable animal sculptures come to life with light in a spectacular visual experience and hear their compelling conservation audio story in this magical display.
DAYTIME WALKING ADMISSIONS
Early bird? Come during the day and walk Zoo grounds to get an up-close view of these giants that range from Asia, Africa and across the world. Learn interesting ways to save their counterparts in the wild.
Time 10 am to 4 pm
Cost Included with General Admission. Zoo Members FREE. Advance registration required.
NIGHTTIME DRIVE-THRU EXPERIENCE
Night Owl? Gather your flock and journey on Zoo grounds from the comfort of your own car. Watch the inflatable animal sculptures come to life with light in a spectacular visual experience and hear their compelling conservation audio story in this magical display.
Time & Cost Nighttime Weekday (Sun–Thurs), 5 – 9 pm: Members: $35 per vehicle, Non-members: $45 per vehicle
Nighttime Weekend (Fri–Sat), 5 – 11 pm: Members: $40 per vehicle, Non-members: $50 per vehicle