TriMet riders get double discount on ZooLights admission


Take MAX to ZooLights and save $3 on admission Dec. 14 – Dec. 31

ZooLightsTake the MAX to ZooLights to escape the stress of driving, avoid parking hassles and – save money! Not only does taking MAX save gas money, it saves on the admission price. The Oregon Zoo has been taking $1.50 off admission to ZooLights with proof of TriMet ridership. From Dec. 14 to Dec. 31, that discount doubles to $3.

MAX service to the Oregon Zoo

MAX Blue and Red line trains serve the Washington Park MAX Station. Trains run about every 10 to 20 minutes.

Convenient day passes eliminate the need for two purchases

Avoid making two purchases by buying a day pass. It’s the same price as two 2-hour tickets.

Day Pass Fares
Adults:                        $5
Youth:                         $3.30
Honored citizens:       $2

About ZooLights

More than a million LED lights transform the Oregon Zoo into a luminous winter wonderland filled with moving sculptures, forests of lighted trees and animal silhouettes.

ZooLights gates are open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Guests may stay on the zoo grounds for an hour after gates close. Learn more at

Plan ahead

TriMet’s online trip planner makes it easy to plan a trip, with information on travel and walk times, transfers and cost. Visit, for smartphones.