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26th Annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo

December 6 - December 30

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**** ZooLight Safari is for 19 select nights during the month of December****


 

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!

 

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

TIME
5:00pm – 9:00pm

 

ADMISSION PRICING *Prices listed are not including tax.

  • *Members  Free Admission
  • Non-Members  $10 – 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  $10 — not included with admission – PURCHASE 
  • Non-Member Ticket + Unlimited Attraction Wristband  $20

 

PARKING
Parking at the Zoo is FREE

VIP PARKING
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  
TREE LIGHTING
December 6
6:00pm @ Henley Park

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

Letters to Santa
Every Night @ Safari Peak
5:00pm – 9:00pm

Holiday Bingo
Nightly until December 23 @ Safari Peak
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Holiday Sensory Bins
5:00 – 8:45pm every night @ Children’s Zoo

SANTA
Pictures with Santa
Nightly until December 23 @ Children’s Zoo
5:00pm – 5:45pm and 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Singing Santa & Friends
Nightly until December 23 @ Children’s Zoo
6:00pm

ENTERTAINMENT
Singing Santa Show
Nightly until December 23
6:00pm @ Children’s Zoo

Clyde Family Singers
December 6 @ Children’s Zoo

Showstopper Kids
December 6 @ Children’s Zoo

Mark Deese
December 7 @ Children’s Zoo

Asheton Tanahey
December 8 @ Children’s Zoo

Beverly’s Dance Studio Night
December 13 @ Children’s Zoo
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Wallace State Singers WSCC
December 13 @ Welcome Plaza
5:00pm, 6:00pm, and 7:00pm

Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen
December 14 @ Children’s Zoo

Americana Christmas Featuring Durand Robinson
December 15 @ Children’s Zoo

Pell City Singers
December 16 @ Children’s Zoo

Bella Prima Dance Studio
December 17 @ Children’s Zoo

Showstopper Kids
December 18 @ Children’s Zoo

Mark Deese
December 21 @ Children’s Zoo

Asheton Tanahey
December 22 @ Children’s Zoo

Birmingham Songwriters Night
December 23 @ Children’s Zoo

Fred Clause
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.

SPECIAL GUESTS
Birmingham Children’s Theater
December 6 @ Zoo wide – walking around
*Characters from the current BCT productions, A Year with Frog and Toad and Mr. Poppers Penguins

Alabama Garrison of the 501st Legion
December 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Zoo Wide – walking around

Alabama Ballet Dancers
December 18 @ Welcome Plaza
*Dancers from the current production, The Nutcracker 

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

GAMES
Mistletoe Maze, 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.

Details

Start:
December 6
End:
December 30