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Wonderland of Lights

November 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - December 23, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

What: Potter Park Zoo’s 31st annual Wonderland of Lights

When: Thursday through Sunday, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., November 18 – December 23 (closed on Thanksgiving).

Where: Potter Park Zoo

Ticket Pricing:

  • $9 adults
  • $5 for kids 3-12, seniors (60+), and military
  • Free for kids under 3 years old


Experience the enchantment of the holiday season at Potter Park Zoo’s 31st annual Wonderland of Lights! Step into a winter wonderland as thousands of glistening lights adorn the park, turning it into a magical holiday paradise. Take a leisurely stroll through the zoo’s festively illuminated pathways, where you’ll be surrounded by the warm, inviting glow of twinkling lights.

As you wander, be serenaded by the soothing sounds of holiday music, adding to the holiday atmosphere. This is your chance to create unforgettable family memories amid the breathtaking and dazzling light displays. Join us for these special Michigan winter evenings and immerse yourself in the beauty of this holiday tradition!

*Please note that Santa will be available for photos on zoo grounds during the Wonderland of Lights event on Fridays and Saturdays only. Please be aware that on Thursdays and Sundays, Santa will not be present at the zoo’s Wonderland of Lights.

🌟 Did you know? 🌟 We’ve got an enchanting audio tour for Wonderland of Lights! Embark on a journey of festive brilliance right here: AUDIO TOUR

Thank you to this years Trim-a-Tree supporters!

Two Men & A Truck

Lansing Sanitary Supply, Inc.

Yeo & Yeo, PC

YMCA Metropolitan Lansing

GAAY Sports

Peninsula Insurance Services

Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning – St. Johns

Odd Nodd Art Supply

REACH Studio Art Center

Suzy’s Nature Studies

Lansing Area Littles

DICE: Diverse & Inclusive Collaborative Education

Windemere Park Charter & Lansing Charter Academies

PrepNet Virtual Academy

School-Community Health Alliance of Michigan

Friends of the Potterville-Benton Twp District Library Est. 1904

MSU Health Care Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Dyras Dental

Pediatric Dentistry of East Lansing

Nykamp Dental

New Creation Church

Augenstein & Company

The Curry Friendship Tree

Allyse and David Anderson & Family

Winalee & Ron Zeeb

Ruby & Family

In Loving Memory of Tom Robinson: Colon Cancer Awareness

In Loving Memory of Nic Weigold

In Memory of Mickey, Mary Jo, Dennis and Jeff Dorin

Potter Park Zoo AAZK

Potter Park Zoo Volunteer Team


November 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
December 23, 2023 @ 8:00 pm