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INDIANAPOLIS — You can still have fun this holiday season with your family even if masks are on and it’s socially distanced.

Christmas at the Zoo is back starting Nov. 21 with more nights and more lights.

However, there are some changes this year because of the pandemic.

Santa’s Village will be monitored to make sure everyone is social distancing, and St. Nick will greet families inside his newly decorated study. You can also see his reindeer and take a picture by his sleigh inside Santa’s Barn. The zoo is also letting people interact with wintertime animals like penguins.

The zoo plans to use more than a million colorful lights to decorate the night. They plan to bring back the Tunnel of Lights for people to take photos as they enter the zoo. In Flights of Fancy, they have We Three Tress, where you can activate a dancing lights display with the sound of your voice.

The zoo’s Arctic fox will also be making its debut in the Flights of Fancy.

Christmas at the Zoo will begin each night from 5 to 9 p.m., and until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. It is free for members and included with regular Zoo admission. The zoo is asking that people reserve a timed-entry ticket in advance, and guests over 3-years-old must wear a mask in all indoor areas, including buildings in Santa’s Village, and outside when social distancing isn’t possible.