Toledo Zoo Wins Best Zoo Lights for the Second Year

The Toledo Zoo's Lights Before Christmas presented by KeyBank has been named Best Zoo Lights by USA Today's Readers' Choice 10Best contest for the second year.

This year's display features more than 1 million holiday lights and over 200 illuminated animal images plus Santa, caroling, bumper cars, an ice slide, and the famous 85-foot Norway spruce tree (pictured) decorated with 35,000 LED bulbs.

The top ten includes:

  1. Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo
  2. Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo
  3. U.S Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo
  4. ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo
  5. Christmas at the Zoo at the Indianapolis Zoo
  6. Lights Before Christmas at the Riverbanks Zoo
  7. Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo
  8. PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo
  9. Electric Safari at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  10. Zoo Lights at the Memphis Zoo