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Indianapolis Zoo nominated for 'Best Zoo Lights'

Christmas at the Zoo has finished in the top 5 three times, but it has yet to earn the top spot.
Credit: Erik Markov / Indianapolis Zoo
Guests walk through the "Tunnel of Lights" during Christmas at the Zoo.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Zoo earned its sixth straight nomination for USA Today’s 10Best Zoo Lights list. 

Christmas at the Zoo has finished in the top 5 three times, but it has yet to earn the top spot.

Voting is now open through the USA Today 10Best website. Fans of the zoo can vote once per day through noon on Dec. 7. The winner will then be announced Friday, Dec. 18.

Christmas at the Zoo first began back in 1967 and is the only zoo in Indiana to make the list this year.

Christmas at the Zoo is open Nov. 21 through Dec. 30. It will be closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Festivities run 5-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Sunday, and 5-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.