Wild Lights

November 18-20, 25-27; December 1-4, 8-11, 15-23, 26-31 5:30 to 9 p.m. $10 in advance - $13 at the gate

29 nights beginning November 18, 2016

The Detroit Zoo will light up the night again this holiday season with Wild Lights, a spectacular light display. For 29 nights, more than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 100 animal sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and special activities for guests of all ages.

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in the Ford Education Center showcases brilliant photography and is included with admission. Carousel rides and photos with Santa Claus will be available for purchase.

Wild Lights will be held 5:30 to 9 p.m.

  • November 18-20, 25-27
  • December 1-4, 8-11, 15-23, 26-31.

Tickets will be available online for Members beginning October 1 and for the general public beginning October 15 at detroitzoo.org.

Please note, the Polk Penguin Conservation Center will not be open for this event.