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GLOW WILD: An Animal Lantern Celebration

November 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 18, 2021 @ 9:00 pm

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Get ready for the Birmingham Zoo’s new larger than life illuminated experience, GLOW WILD: An Animal Lantern Celebration! This extraordinary event will be held on select nights from 5pm until 9pm during the months of November, December, and January. Guests will be captivated by visually stunning lantern creations of wildlife from around the world. Watch the Zoo come alive with hundreds of marvelous animal shapes of all sizes – from pandas, elephants, cheetahs, polar bears, and whales – soaring up to 30 feet high! Spend all winter long with your Birmingham Zoo and GLOW WILD into the new year! 

Stay tuned, more event details and ticket sales coming soon!


*Select nights
Wednesday – Sunday
November 18 – January 18, 2020

*OPEN: MLK Monday (last night Jan. 18)
*CLOSED: Thanksgiving (Nov. 26), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), and Christmas (Dec. 25)

5pm – 9pm



November 18 @ 5:00 pm
January 18, 2021 @ 9:00 pm