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ZooLights

A Chicago holiday tradition, ZooLights celebrates wintertime fun with more than two million lights to illuminate the Zoo!

This FREE event transitions Lincoln Park Zoo into a twinkling winter wonderland. The event is complete with visits from Santa himself, ice sculptors, holiday crafts and activities, and sweet treats of all kinds. Due to its high demand, ZooLights now features extended hours from 4:30-9p.m.! 

ZooLights runs nightly Dec. 9 through Jan. 1 (excluding Dec. 24 and 25) from 4:30-9:00PM.

ZooLights

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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