The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is hosting its first annual ZooLights event this holiday season.  See the Zoo transformed into a winter wonderland by thousands of LED lights and twinkling displays. You can even ride the Zoo's illuminated train for a relaxing view of the the grounds.

There will be a festive carousel for the kids and a 4-D Theatre Ride featuring the Polar Express.

This exciting event will take place at The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens from December 14 through 31 and will be closed Christmas day. ZooLights hours are Sunday-Thursday 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 6:30 to 10 p.m.

ZooLights is sure to become a new favorite holiday tradition for you and your family.