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Wonderland of Lights 2020

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - December 27 @ 8:00 pm

Thousands of lights create extraordinary holiday lights displays at the 26th annual Wonderland of Lights! Stroll around the zoo during a magical Michigan winter evening and take in the twinkling light displays across the zoo while holiday music plays. Grab a goodie bag for children as you leave to take home and enjoy.

Event Details

Wonderland of Lights is open Thursdays through Sundays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Nov. 21 through Dec. 27, 2020*

Wonderland of Lights ends at 8 p.m. Please plan your arrival time accordingly. The AniMall Gift Shop and Restaurant will close at 8 p.m.

*Please note – Wonderland of Lights will be closed Thursday, November 26, Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25. The regular schedule will continue the next day


Reserving your arrival time online, including Premium & Deluxe Members, is highly recommended.  Online reservations will be no cost and all guests will pay at the admissions gate. Please bring a confirmation of your arrival time reservation to the admissions gate any time in the 30-minute time slot (digital copies on your phone are great!).

By reserving your arrival time online, you are helping us keep the zoo a safe place for all!

Click here to reserve your arrival time online! 

Admissions Charged at the Gate: 

$9 adults

$5 for kids 3-12, seniors (60+), and military

Free for kids under 3 years old

Guidelines for Visiting the Zoo

Masks are required at all times. If you do not bring your mask with you, you will be asked to purchase one at admissions. Thank you for helping to keep the zoo a safe place for everyone!

Signs and paw prints have been placed throughout the zoo to guide guests in proper social distance. Please be patient at viewing areas and if all marked spaces are occupied, wait until a household exits the viewing area to take their place. All indoor animal viewing areas are closed.

Visit our Safety Information page to prepare for your visit to the zoo. 



November 21 @ 5:00 pm
December 27 @ 8:00 pm