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! On Select Nights, Thanksgiving Friday, November 26th-December 30th (See dates schedule below). See website for details and to place required timed tickets in advance.
Thanksgiving weekend, Friday-Sunday, November 26th-28th
Wednesday-Sunday, December 1st-5th
Wednesday-Sunday, December 8th-12th
Monday, December 13th - Sensory Friendly Night
Every night - December 15th-23rd
Sunday-Thursday, December 26th-30th
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 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.