November 23, 2018 - December 24, 2018
6:00 - 9:00pm
26th Annual WildLights
The event kicks off with a special tree lighting ceremony for members only on Wednesday, November 21.
WildLights is open to the general public beginning Friday, November 23rd at 6 pm.
WildLights begins November 23 and runs selected nights through December 24
November 23, 24, 30
December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
6 – 9pm
With last admission at 8:30
Park closes at 9pm
Members / Military (with ID) $10
Children (3 – 12 years old) $10
Children (under 3) FREE *Children strollers and Wheelchairs available for a $5 fee.
This year WildLights at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is celebrating 26 years of dazzling guests by transforming the zoo into a sparkling winter wonderland. This festive, annual tradition kicks off Friday, November 23 with festivities from 6 pm to 9 pm and continues on select nights through December 24. Marveling at the more than a million colorful, sparkling holiday lights, guests will encounter a herd of life-size, luminescent animal lanterns including giraffe and cheetahs, explore newly added pathways and stroll through the popular tunnel of lights flashing to holiday music. Animal encounters and keeper chats, camel and carousel rides, and entertainment are offered nightly. In true WildLights tradition, the festive G-scale model trains with more than 3,300 feet of track will be decked out for the holidays. Hot food and beverages will also be available for purchase.
WildLights is presented by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, with supporting sponsor HiTech Lights.
*Additional fees apply. All proceeds benefit The Living Desert’s animal care, conservation, and education programs.
Programming subject to change or cancellation without notice, and certain features are weather permitting.