WildLights is an annual, signature event of The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. WildLights is an annual, signature event of The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.

December 24

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Signature Event: WildLights

Thank you for a wonderful 2018 WildLights season!
Check back for 2019 dates and information.

Select nights November 23, 2018 - December 24, 2018
November 23, 24, 30
December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
6:00 - 9:00pm
Last admission at 8:30pm
Park closes at 9:00pm

Presented by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation.

The event kicks off with a special lighting ceremony for members only on Wednesday, November 21 – Members Night

WildLights is open to the general public beginning Friday, November 23 at 6 pm.

WildLights at The Living Desert is celebrating 26 years by transforming the zoo into a sparkling winter wonderland. This festive, annual tradition features 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 WildLights tradition, the festive G-scale model trains with more than 3,300 feet of track will be decked out for the holidays. Delicious food and beverages will also be available for purchase.

Adults $12
Members / Children / Military (with ID) $10
Children (under 3) FREE

*Children strollers and Wheelchairs available for a $5 fee.