Wild Lights at the Akron Zoo


Akron Zoo

Dates for 2021

Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-23 & 26-30

5 - 9 p.m.

Extra fun at Wild Lights

  • More lights, new light displays and fun photo-ops throughout the zoo.
  • See the Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia decorated for the holidays for the first time!
  • Visit with Santa Claus through Dec. 23.
  • Meet the Grinch, Snowman, Snow Princess and Snow Queen from Dec. 26-30.  
  • Holly Jolly Hillside featuring lighted North American animals & trees synchronized to music.
  • Classic Holiday Town in Grizzly Ridge presented by Giant Eagle. 
  • Rockin' Lighted Spectacular with a wall of animated lights set to holiday music, presented by Coco-Cola.
  • Stop by Mrs. C's Sweets for s'mores and other treats.
  • Buy a glass of beer or add an adult jolt in your hot chocolate or coffee.

Purchase tickets below. 

Prices

Online Tickets

  • Akron Zoo member adult: $9
  • Akron Zoo member child (ages 2-14): $6
  • Non-member adult: $13
  • Non-member child (ages 2-14): $9
  • Non-member parking/shuttle: $3 per vehicle 
  • Infant (under two): Free, but does require a ticket

Walk-Up Tickets (Tickets purchased at the door)

  • Akron Zoo member adult: $12
  • Akron Zoo memberchild (ages 2-14): $9
  • Non-member adult: $16
  • Non-member child (ages 2-14): $12
  • Non-member parking/shuttle: $5 per vehicle 
  • Infant (under two): Free, but does require a ticket

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for buying tickets:

Akron Zoo member discounts will appear once tickets have been added to your cart. Please make sure tolog inand then continue to check-out to view your discount.

We do have a new online system andall guests, including Akron Zoo members, will need tocreate a new accountif you have not done so already after March 1, 2019. After creating an account, make sure you are logged in.  

We are asking all guests who are medically able to please wear a COVID mask in all indoor buildings. 

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Wild Lights Safari Tours

Our Wild Lights Safari Tours are back by popular demand! Enjoy a private golf cart tour of Wild Lights! During the exclusive tour, an Akron Zoo staff member will drive you through the zoo decorated in dazzling holiday lights.

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