On New Year's Eve, get an express ticket to L.A. Zoo Lights at the Family New Year's Eve event which includes a buffet dinner, a carousel ride, games, DJ dance party, and live broadcast of the Times Square ball drop. For those old enough, there will be complimentary champagne (and sparkling apple cider for kids). Cash bar is also available. After the party, families are welcome to enjoy L.A. Zoo Lights until closing.