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26th Annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo at the Birmingham Zoo

Join us for another magical holiday season as twinkling lights illuminate the Zoo for a dazzling 19 nights!

Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at our 26th annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! Be amazed by enchanting illuminations and a million sparkling lights. Enjoy the sounds of seasonal songs and holiday classics as you delight in delicious treats and decadent desserts at the S’mores & More station! Get creative making crafts, decorating ornaments, and writing letters to Santa. Take a merry ride on the  Candy Cane Train, go for a spin on the Jingle Bell Carousel, dash down the Polar Plunge Slide, and enjoy fun holiday themed games!

Guests will be captivated by the festive décor and a nearly 30 ft. tall tree of lights on our dazzling new Welcome Plaza. Dance and sing the night away under the stars with spectacular live entertainment. Capture the joy of your loved ones in a photo with Santa at the Holiday Card Photo Op. In addition to the incredible holiday magic, ZooLight Safari will feature special nights with surprise guests and joyous performances, including Singing Santa! Start a new holiday tradition with the Birmingham Zoo during the 2019 ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo!

 

WHEN
December 6 – 8
December 13 – 23
December 26 – 30

TIME
5:00pm – 9:00pm

Discounted Pricing! December 27-30

ADMISSION PRICING *Prices listed are not including tax.

  • *Members  Free Admission
  • Non-Members  $7.50 – Admission Only

*Ticketing Page: Members will need to register or sign-in at the top of the ticketing page to redeem the Member free admission ticket.

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

RIDES PRICING

  • Ride Ticket  $3.50 — not included with admission – PURCHASE
  • Unlimited Attraction Wristband  $7.50 — not included with admission – PURCHASE 
  • Non-Member Ticket + Unlimited Attraction Wristband  $15

 

PARKING
Parking at the Zoo is FREE

VIP PARKING  **ONLY AVAILABLE ON SELECT NIGHTS**
Purchase a Premium Parking Space for $10
Parking spaces must be purchased in advance. Guests must have printed parking pass in dashboard of car.

PURCHASE VIP PARKING

 

 

EVENT MAP
Download the ZooLight Safari event map and have it on your phone to help you find every fun location during your visit!

ZOOLIGHT SAFARI EVENT MAP

 

EVENT ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS
Download the ZooLight Safari activities and attractions sheet to help you schedule every fun activity during your visit!

ZOOLIGHT SAFARI ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

ZOO GIFT SHOP
Open every night from 5:00 – 9:00pm

FOOD & BEVERAGES
Bar & Funnel Cakes
5:00pm-8:30pm every night @ Henley Park
*Alcoholic Beverages Available — ages 21 up

S’mores & More
5:00om – 8:30pm every night @ Children’s Zoo

Nourish 205 Restaurant
5:00pm – 8:30pm every night @ Children’s Zoo
*Alcoholic Beverages Available — ages 21 up

Wild Burger Restaurant
5:00pm  – 8:30pm every night with a limited menu @ Safari Peak

*Alcoholic Beverages Available — ages 21 up

Side Track Snack Station
5:00pm – 8:30pm every night @ train depot

WEATHER
**Weather Permitting – ZooLight Safari and all related activities/rides are dependent on weather conditions and are subject to change.



ZooLight Safari Activities Schedule with Surprise Guests and Joyous Performances!

 

ACTIVITIES
Polar Bear Chat
Every Night @ Safari Peak
5:00pm – 9:00pm

ENTERTAINMENT

Fred Claus
December 26 @ Children’s Zoo

All Star Variety Show
December 26 @ Children’s Zoo

**All of our performances in the Children’s Zoo will begin at 6:00pm nightly and run thought out the duration of the evening.

 

RIDES
Candy Cane Train, Jingle Bell Carousel, and Polar Plunge Slide 
5:00 – 8:45pm every night
*all rides are an additional cost

GAMES
Reindeer Ring Toss & more!
5:00 – 8:45pm every night @ Henley Park

 

WEATHER
**Weather Permitting – ZooLight Safari and all related activities/rides are dependent on weather conditions and are subject to change.