Akron Zoo's Annual Holiday Lighting Event

Wild Lights Event Begins on Nov. 25
Posted on 11/09/2022
Image of Akron Zoo Wild Lights EventThe Akron Zoo's annual holiday lighting event, Wild Lights, runs Nov. 25-27, Dec. 2-4, 9-11, 16-23 and 26-30 from 5-9 p.m. and is presented by Akron Children's Hospital. The zoo will be decorated with more than one million lights, light displays and synchronized light shows. Santa Claus will be on site in Santa Land through Dec. 23. Select nights will include holiday-themed costume characters and ice carvers; and local high school choirs will carol throughout the event on various dates. Purchase your tickets online at akronzoo.org/wild-lights for a discounted rate. Prices for members are $11 for adults and $8 for children. Non-member rates are $15 for adults, $11 for children and $3 for parking or shuttle. Tickets purchased at the counter for members are $14 for adults and $11 for children. Non-member rates at the counter are $18 for adults, $14 for children and $5 for parking or shuttle. Children under 2 are free. Exclusive golf cart tours, called Wild Lights Safari Tours, are available on all dates through Dec. 23. They take place at 5, 5:15, 6 or 6:15 p.m. and include a 45-minute staff-led tour, admission to Wild Lights, and a complimentary light-up necklace and s'mores kit. Prices include up to five people and are $250 for members and $275 for non-members. A special Santa Express tour is held each day at 4 or 4:15 p.m. and includes all Safari Tour benefits, plus private time with Santa Claus, hot chocolate and a gift from Santa. Prices are $300 for members and $325 for non-members. Book your tour online at akronzoo.org/wild-lights-safari-tours. ADA-accessible golf carts are available upon request.

Image of Akron Zoo Wild Lights Event
Image of Akron Zoo Wild Lights Event

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