Riga Zoo after hours

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During the “Winter Nights” event at the Rigas Zoodarzs, or Riga Zoo (Meža prospekts 1, LV-1014, Riga, Latvia; phone +371 67518409, http://rigazoo.lv/public/index_en.html), visitors are free to wander around and observe many of the zoo’s more than 3,000 animals after normal operating hours, up until 9 p.m. 

This year the event takes place Dec. 18-30, during which the ticket office closes at 7 p.m. During normal operating hours, the zoo is open daily 10 a.m.-7 p.m., with tickets sold until 6 p.m. Tickets cost 6 (near $7) adult or 4 senior/student/child (4-18) and include Winter Nights entry.

A bonfire gives respite from the cold, and warm drinks are sold. After-hours horse-drawn carriage rides in the zoo are available. 

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During the “Winter Nights” event at the Rigas Zoodarzs, or Riga Zoo (Meža prospekts 1, LV-1014, Riga, Latvia; phone +371 67518409, http://rigazoo.lv/public/index_en.html), visitors are free to wander around and observe many of the zoo’s more than 3,000 animals after normal operating hours, up until 9 p.m. 

This year the event takes place Dec. 18-30, during which the ticket office closes at 7 p.m. During normal operating hours, the zoo is open daily 10 a.m.-7 p.m., with tickets sold until 6 p.m. Tickets cost 6 (near $7) adult or 4 senior/student/child (4-18) and include Winter Nights entry.

A bonfire gives respite from the cold, and warm drinks are sold. After-hours horse-drawn carriage rides in the zoo are available.