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Thursdays - Sundays
November 24 to December 31, 2017

See the zoo in a whole new light! This holiday season, your Henry Vilas Zoo will shine brighter than ever as we bring Zoo Lights to Madison! Enjoy a warm beverage as you take a stroll down candy cane lane and enjoy the festive sights and sounds. Thousands of lights will transform the zoo into a winter wonderland that's not to be missed.


Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 5:30 - 9pm

*closed Dec. 24-25
**open every night of Winter Break (Dec. 26-31)

Santa & Carousel: 5:30 - 8pm nightly
Glacier Grille Restaurant: 5:30 - 8:30pm

Admission: $7 per person (children under 3 are admitted for free)

Family 4-packs will be available for $24/night
Season passes (2 Adults, 2 Kids) for $44 - Tickets will be available soon!
All tickets, except season passes, will be sold on-site at the gates the night-of.

Holiday Parties:

A private holiday event at the zoo is something your guests will be WILD about! For details and prices, please view our Zoo Lights Corporate Nights brochure.

Platinum Sponsor:

Candy Cane Lane Sponsor:

Sleigh Sponsors:

Large Exhibit Sponsors:

Small Exhibit Sponsors:

Tree Sponsors:

The Bruce Company
CaPaul's Tree Farm
David Weitz Agency - American Family Insurance
Enbridge Energy
Sub-Zero Wolf

Community Night Sponsors: