Dec. 1-3, 6-10, 13-23, 26-31, 2023 Dec. 3, 10 and 17-19 are drive-thru nights; Dec. 7 and 14 are Cheers! (21+) nights
Faces light up with joy and excitement every day inside the Zoo. Guests marvel at majestic animals as they walk through the wooded paths. At night in December, the joy and excitement will switch to the wonderment of an amazing holiday display. The one-mile walk includes several themed zones that will delight people of all ages. Enjoy a winter woodland ride on the North Shore Bank Safari Train or pick your favorite animal to ride on the Penzeys Carousel (weather depending).
On Dec. 3, 10 and 17-19, you can avoid the cold and experience the lights from the comfort of your vehicle. These designated nights are just for vehicles, but there will be chances for you to pull over and buy a snack or beverage. Make sure to roll the windows down to hear the music throughout the park. Admission is per vehicle, not number of passengers.
Special thanks to the following Wild Lights zone sponsors: American Transmission Company, Festival Foods, Mad City Windows and Baths, North Shore Bank and Prairie Farms Dairy.
Buy tickets online to save time and money!
Prices vary depending on the night you attend. Zoo Pass and Platypus Circle members receive a 20% discount online with the code jolly and member ID. Discount must be applied at time of purchase. Member discount does not apply to Cheers! nights.
See the Zoo’s website for more information and to purchase tickets.