A wild, arctic wonderland with 1 million twinkling holiday lights and festive family fun awaits you at U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo. Wild Lights is open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

· Friday-Sunday, Nov. 23-25

· Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 28-Dec 2

· Wednesday-Sunday, Dec. 5-9

· Monday, Dec. 10, is Sensory Night for individuals on the autism spectrum and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience.

· Nightly, Dec. 12-23

· Nightly, Dec. 26-30


Tickets can be purchased in advance at stlzoo.org/wildlights, or at the door on nights of the event starting at 5:30 p.m. Ticket sales and event entrances will close at 8 p.m.

· Monday-Thursday: $8/members, $9/non-members

· Friday-Sunday: $10/members, $11/non-members

· Sensory Night: $8/members, $9/non-members (Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.)

Children under age 2 are free. Free parking is available on Zoo parking lots during event hours.

Past dates

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  • Starting Friday, November 23rd, 2018, repeated every day until Sunday, December 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm