ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo $5 plus five free nights. Head to Lincoln Park Zoo for the brilliance of this annual fun,
free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds.
When: ZooLights November 21–January 3, 2021 4:00-10:00PM. FAQ
Free family fun: ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo $5 this year. There will be five free nights. All guests, including children and infants, must have a ticket to enter ZooLights, and groups cannot exceed 10 people. Please dress warmly, as animal buildings will be closed; however, animals may be visible in their outdoor habitats.
Five free nights November 24 and December 9, 17, 21, and 29 – limited tickets
While admission to ZooLights is paid, there will also by five free nights. These days will offer the same experience and tickets are still required, but they will be complimentary. These tickets will be released the Sunday prior to each date at 4 p.m.
ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo $5
Tickets will cost $5 per guest to support Lincoln Park Zoo’s dedication to wildlife and conservation. All guests, including children and infants, must have a ticket to enter ZooLights, and groups cannot exceed 10 people. Please dress warmly, as animal buildings will be closed; however, animals may be visible in their outdoor habitats.
Where: Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, 312-742-2000. Due to traffic the Zoo recommends that you take public transit. The CTA bus 151 and 156 serve the Zoo.
- Socially distanced photos with Santa (through December 23 before he heads back to the North Pole)
- Incredible 3D displays
- Warm spiced wine, frosty beers, and festive specials
- Delicious holiday snacks
- Joyful gift shopping
- Exciting ticketed experiences (including a one-of-a-kind light maze, holiday pop-up, and enchanted forest)
- Hundreds of larger-than-life displays
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