Tuesday, December 28, 2010

{3 Days Until Christmas: Zoo Lights}

We tried out Zoo Lights for the first time this year at Point Definance Zoo.  I am so incredibly glad I paid the $1 extra to buy the tickets on-line before we left (plus we got half off with our membership).  The line to buy tickets was 50 people deep at each booth.  The place was packed!

The temperature was perfect...low 40s...nothing too terribly cold.  And the lights were fun, but I guess I was a tad disappointed. I thought more of the exhibits would be open.  But only the main aquarium was open (so you can guess were 95% of the crowd was!).  The kids really wanted to see the animals like we usually do at the zoo, but it wasn't geared for that. It was more of a little hike around the zoo to see various light displays depicting animals, etc.  It was ok.  I think I prefer the Fantasy lights in Spanaway (same type of thing, plus more variation of displays and you stay in your car!). 

We only stayed about an hour and it was ok since we bought the tickets before hand and got half off too.  I don't think it would have been worth it otherwise.  Not sure we'll do it next year unless we go earlier in December when the rest of Seattle isn't also there!   Makes you miss the grand-daddy of Christmas lights at Temple Square in Utah!

But we love any Christmas activity together as a family!  Lots of together-ness this year, just our little group...and it is great!












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