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Bronx Zoo: Discover Your Wild Side

Save up to 25%

26 days left (12/31/22)

Photo credit: Bronx Zoo

With more than 265 acres, you'll find plenty of opportunities to connect with the 8,000 animals that reside at The Bronx Zoo. Whether you want to watch the bison graze, or hear from the experts during a zookeeper chat, they've got you covered. Purchase one of our exclusive packages, and save up to 25% on your next visit.

From November 18 through January 8, join us for a family holiday festival at the Bronx Zoo with our Holiday Lights package!

Bronx Zoo's Holiday Lights
Bronx Zoo

During the evenings, the park comes to life with holiday cheer as immersive light displays, custom-designed animal lanterns and animated light shows sparkle across the zoo. The celebration includes festive entertainment, seasonal treats, the Holiday Train, and classic holiday music. The walk-through experience is a beloved tradition, enchanting and fun for all ages.

Gorilla Family at the Bronx Zoo's Holiday Lights
Bronx Zoo

The MTA Deal

The General Admission package includes discounted rail and admission to the Zoo.

The Holiday Lights package includes discounted rail, admission to the Zoo and entrance to the seasonal Holiday Lights exhibit running from November 18, 2022 through January 8, 2023.

How to Get Your Tickets

Purchase your package from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Fordham station). Use OMNY or MetroCard for the subway or bus.


Package prices range from $30-$45, depending on your station of departure.

Get Going

Take Metro-North to Fordham Station. From the station, hop on the Bx12 towards Pelham Bay for four stops until E. Fordham Rd/Southern Blvd. From there, it's a short walk to the Zoo's main entrance at 2300 Southern Boulevard.



New Haven

10 minute walk from Fordham

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13 minute walk from Pelham Parkway

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