OPENING NIGHT! The annual Christmas light display, "Wild Lights" turns the Saint Louis Zoo into a holiday wonderland! Enjoy this spectacular display, plus a ton of holiday family friendly fun, each night of the display, November 27th-January 2nd. This year there will be two time slots to choose from: 5-6:30pm & 6:30-8pm (See dates schedule below). See website for details and to reserve your time slot.
2020 Wild Lights Schedule:
Thanksgiving weekend - Friday-Sunday, November 27th - 29th
Wednesday-Sunday, December 2nd - 6th
Every night - December 9th - 23rd
Every Night - December 26th - January 2nd
Wild Lights is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, December 24th & 25th.
The Zoo will close to the public at 4pm each day of Wild Lights. See website for ALL the details!
The Saint Louis Zoo is one of the best zoos in the nation and admission is FREE* to all visitors! It is located in beautiful Forest Park. Special events are held at the Saint Louis Zoo throughout the year such as Boo At The Zoo Nights in October and the Jungle Boogie Free Concert series during the summer. HINT: The first hour that the Zoo is open, visitors are admitted FREE to the Conservation Carousel, the Children's Zoo and when in season, the Stingrays at Caribbean Cove!
*A fee is charged to visit some exhibits and to attend some special events at the Zoo.
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.