Wild Lights

Category: Event Calendar

  • Fri, Nov 27, 2020 - Wed, Dec 30, 2020 5-9 p.m.

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Come enjoy the wildest lighting display this holiday season. Nearly the entire zoo is decorated and many animals will be on exhibit. It's a holiday tradition you can't miss!

Extra fun at Wild Lights

  • Visit Santa Land and tell Santa your holiday wishes. Professional photos with Santa available for purchase in Santa Land.
  • Listen to performances from local choirs. 
  • Holly Jolly Hillside featuring lighted North American animals & trees synchronized to music.
  • Classic Holiday Town in Grizzly Ridge
  • Rockin' Lighted Spectacular with a wall of animated lights set to holiday music
  • Stop by Panda Treats for a s'more, fresh donut and other treats.
  • Take a photo at Candy Cane Way.
  • Buy a glass of beer or wine, or add an adult jolt in your hot chocolate or coffee.

WILD LIGHTS MAP

Dates for 2020

Nov. 27-29, Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-23 & 26-30

The event will run from 5-9 p.m. 

Prices

Early Bird Tickets (tickets purchased by Nov. 27)

  • Akron Zoo member adult: $9
  • Akron Zoo member child (ages 2-14): $6
  • Non-member adult: $13
  • Non-member child (ages 2-14): $9
  • Non-member parking/shuttle: $3 per vehicle 
  • Infant (under two): Free, but does require a ticket

General Admission Tickets (tickets purchased after Nov. 27)

  • Akron Zoo member adult: $12
  • Akron Zoo member child (ages 2-14): $9
  • Non-member adult: $16
  • Non-member child (ages 2-14): $12
  • Non-member parking/shuttle: $3 per vehicle 
  • Infant (under two): Free, but does require a ticket

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for buying tickets:

Akron Zoo member discounts will appear once tickets have been added to your cart.  Please make sure to log in and then continue to check-out to view your discount.

We do have a new online system and all guests, including Akron Zoo members, will need to create a new account if you have not done so already after March 1, 2019. After creating an account, make sure you are logged in.