Lights Before Christmas
November 22 – December 30 (closed Nov. 28, Dec. 24 and 25), 5–9 p.m. Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, Columbia
Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 26th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit with Santa and enjoy the festive sounds of the Music in Motion lights spectacular. Riverbanks is also the only place in town where it snows every night! Please visit www.riverbanks.org for more information.
November 23 – February 23 EdVenture, Columbia
Our most popular seasonal exhibit is cooler than ever! Strap on some ice skates and pack your mittens for a frosty, fun-filled trip to Snowville. Starting November 23, every day is a SNOW DAY at EdVenture! Crawl through an ice tunnel, climb a snow-capped mountain, sled down a snowy hill, or visit the Penguin Observation Station. Free with museum admission. Please visit www.edventure.org for more information.