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L.A. Zoo Lights 2017/18: Holiday Happy Hour (21+ Only)

Join us for two exclusive Holiday Happy Hours for the 21-and-up crowd during L.A. Zoo Lights, including "Flapjacks & Flannel" sponsored by Bushmills’ Red Bush Irish Whiskey on Thursday, December 7, and "Tamales & Tequila" sponsored by VIVA XXXII Tequila on Thursday, December 14.

Both evenings feature "skip-the-line" express entry to L.A. Zoo Lights at 6 p.m., with a private lounge from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy complimentary gourmet hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and a signature cocktail in the lounge, then experience L.A. Zoo Lights until closing at 10 p.m.

This event is for ages 21+.

Tickets: $75 ($70 for members with discount code*)

Ticket price includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and a special signature cocktail. Festive photos courtesy of PRIMs Photo Booth.

December 7: "Flapjacks & Flannel" sponsored by Bushmills’ Red Bush Irish Whiskey


  • Fried Chicken Biscuit Sandwich with Honey-Apple Butter
  • Banana, Butterscotch, and Pecan Silver Dollar Pancakes
  • Pork Belly Grits
  • Mini Leek, Potato, and Goat Cheese Quiche
  • Shaved Fennel and Citrus Salad

Signature Cocktail

Bushmills Red Bush Maple Mint Julep - Bushmills Red Bush Irish Whiskey, Maple Syrup, and Fresh Mint

December 14: "Tamales & Tequila" sponsored by VIVA XXXII Tequila


  • Chicken Tamales with Salsa Verde
  • Vegetarian Tamale
  • Spanish Rice and Beans
  • Pork Pozole Verde and Assorted Toppings
  • Anise and Cinnamon Churros & Mexican Wedding Cookies

Signature Cocktail

VIVA XXXII Prickly Pear Margarita - VIVA XXXII Tequila, Lime, and Desert Pear Syrup