Cool nights, warm lights


November 17, 2023 - January 7, 2024

5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Gates closed 8:30 p.m.

ZOOLIGHTS is closed to the public on the following dates:

  • November 28: Private event

  • November 30: Private event

  • December 25: Christmas Day

  • December 31: Zoo Year's Eve - this evening requires a separate ticket.

Plan your visit in advance! Click here for everything you need to know to make the most of your ZOOLIGHTS experience, including activity details, FAQ's and more!

General Pricing

  • General (16+) $21.95

  • Child (3-15) $14.95

Members, log in to your member account to access any applicable member priced tickets. Membership must be active for date of visit for member discounts to apply.


  • ZOOLIGHTS is a separately ticketed event. Day admission tickets cannot be used for entry.

  • ZOOLIGHTS tickets are non-refundable. Please visit our ZOOLIGHTS FAQ page for more information on our cancellation and refund policy.

  • November 18, 2023 - January 7, 2024, the last entry for day admission visitors and members will be at 3:00 p.m. Our security team will clear zoo grounds from 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. All day admission visitors, including members, will be asked to depart the grounds at this time while our teams prepare for the festive night ahead. Our gates will reopen nightly at 5:00 p.m. when ZOOLIGHTS begins.

Wild Adventurer MEMBERS
Wild Adventurers receive two complimentary tickets to ZOOLIGHTS and a 50% discount off  additional tickets for the member (card holder) only.

*Members must obtain a ticket for each visit. The ticket will be discounted to free in the cart.

Wild Explorer AND Wild Scout MEMBERS
Wild Explorer and Wild Scout members receive a one-time 50% off discount on ZOOLIGHTS tickets.


**If applicable Early Bird, Promotion or Member Pricing will be applied in the cart.
**Membership must be active at the time of the event to receive member pricing.

Dress for the weather! The zoo is open year round with plenty of areas to explore both outdoors and indoors. Day admission, events, experiences happen rain, snow or shine. Purchases/tickets are non-refundable. Explore our website Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo for more details.