U.S. BANK Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

Stroll through the Saint Louis Zoo’s enchanting holiday wonderland and enjoy festive fun for the whole family!

Wild Lights is open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.** on the following dates:
• Friday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Nov. 25
• Wednesday, Nov. 28-Sunday, Dec. 2
• Wednesday, Dec. 5-Sunday, Dec. 9
• Wednesday, Dec. 12-Saturday, Dec. 23
• Wednesday, Dec. 26-Saturday, Dec. 30

The Zoo closes at 4 p.m. each day of Wild Lights.*

• Monday-Thursday: $8/Zoo members; $9/non-members
• Friday-Sunday: $10/Zoo members; $11/non-members
• Children under age 2 receive free admission.

Admission includes entrance to Wild Lights, the Conservation Carousel and the 4D Theater featuring “The Polar Express 4D.”

Tickets are available for advance purchase online, or at the door on event nights until 8 p.m. Free parking is available on Zoo parking lots during event hours.

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Light Displays: Delight in over 1 million twinkling lights and whimsical animal-themed displays across Zoo grounds.

Fire Pits: Gather around one of our fire pits to warm your paws and roast your own s’mores, available for purchase.

Children’s Activities: Enjoy winter crafts and activities, animal costumed characters, and fun photo opportunities.

Weekend Live Entertainment: Enjoy holiday carolers and other strolling live performances on weekend nights.

The 4D Theater featuring “Polar Express” and the Conservation Carousel are open each night and are included with your Wild Lights ticket purchase.

Festive food and special holiday beverages will be available for purchase.

Find that perfect present at one of our gift shops, which will offer a 10 percent discount on any purchase during event hours
(20 percent discount for Zoo members).

Wish a holiday hello to the animals in Penguin & Puffin Coast and the Monsanto Insectarium. Please note these are the only animal exhibits open at night during the event.

*The Zoo will close to the public at 4 p.m. each night of Wild Lights. At this time, all pathways, exhibits, and attractions will close. Doors re-open at 5:30 p.m. for the event. Zoo visitors who are planning to attend Wild Lights the same day may receive a sticker with their ticket purchase from a Welcome Desk before 4 p.m. The sticker will allow them to stay within the central area of the Zoo until the event begins. Lakeside Cafe will remain open for refreshments during this time.

****Ticket sales and event entrance will close at 8 p.m.


Nov 23 2018


5:30 pm - 8:30 pm



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Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Dr, St. Louis MO 63110

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