SEE THE ZOO IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT
When: November 23-24, 29-30; December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-23, 26-30, 2013; and January 2-5, 2014. Wild Lights will begin at 5:30 p.m. and remain open until 9 p.m. weeknights and Sundays and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Cost: $8 per person in advance and $10 at the gate for ages 2 and up (under 2 free); parking is $5 per car for all guests, members and non-members.
Online tickets for Wild Lights are not available on the day of the event. This does not mean that the event is sold out. Tickets will be available at the gate for $10 each.
Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and activities for guests of all ages. Live entertainment, arts and crafts, storytelling, ice carving and a Lego® holiday train display will add to the festivities. Seasonal refreshments, Wild Lights souvenirs and photos with Santa will be available for purchase.
See all your favorite North Pole friends live on stage in the Off Broadway Productions presentation of "Frosty's Follies" as they sing and dance and magically make it snow in a mini-musical holiday spectacular.
Wild Lights will be held November 23-24, 29-30; December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-23, 26-30, 2013; and January 2-5, 2014. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and remain open until 9 p.m. weeknights and Sundays and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Cost is $8 per person in advance and $10 at the gate for ages 2 and up (under 2 free); parking is $5 per car. Tickets: Available November 1
Visit the Wild Adventure Zone during Wild Lights
Go on an extraordinary adventure in the Wild Adventure Zone with "The Polar Express 4-D Experience" at the 4-D Theater. The 14-minute film featuring Tom Hanks tells the tale of a doubting young boy who takes a train ride to the North Pole and discovers that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Also showing in the Wild Adventure Zone is "Happy Feet: Mumble's Wild Ride" at the Simulator Ride. Mumble and his penguin friends race down the frozen cliffs of Antarctica at chilling speeds, and their icy journey turns into a suspenseful chase as they come face to face with the infamous Leopard Seal.
Tickets for each experience are $5 with Wild Lights admission; children under 2 are free.
Wild Lights guests are encouraged to bring a canned or other non-perishable food item to be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank.