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Purchase Your Tickets for 2015 ZooLight Safari Presented by Wells Fargo

December 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Watch as the Zoo comes alive for 19 nights of holiday-centric fun at ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! New this year, enjoy the all-new Glacier Glide Ice Rink**. Glide past your friends and family on the ice skating rink in Trails of Africa!  Be amazed by light displays in this transformed winter wonderland. View over one million lights, listen to holiday music and delight in festive snowfalls every night! Enjoy a ride on the Candy Cane Train*, go for a spin on the Jingle Bell Carousel*, experience the thrill of the over 100 foot Yuletide Slide* and so much more. Every night at 6pm, watch a tree lighting ceremony with an illuminating tree reaching nearly 30 feet tall in Trails of Africa! Be sure not to miss a special appearance and photos with Santa through December 23. *Requires ride ticket. **Requires ride ticket and ice skates. The Glacier Glide Ice Rink is made of synthetic ice. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a skating adult.

Skip the lines by purchasing your tickets in advance here!

Save time and fill out the Glacier Glide Ice Skate waiver before you arrive – click here to download the form.

Dates and Times:

5pm-9pm: December 4-6, 11-13, 17-23, 26-31


Members: FREE
Non-members: $8 plus tax
*Ride tickets: $3.50 plus tax
**Ice Skates: $3.50 plus tax and $1.50 plus tax additional cost for ice skates. Guests can bring their own ice skates.
BEST VALUE! Unlimited attraction wristband: $12 plus tax

*The Zoo will close at 4pm each night of ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo. Animals will not be on exhibit during ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo.  The Glacier Glide Ice Skate is synthetic ice. ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo is weather permitting.


December 11, 2015
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm