Zoo Lights at Henry Vilas Zoo | 2022

(Madison, WI): The Zoo Lights are returning to Henry Vilas Zoo again in 2022. Get ready for one of Madison’s most unique holiday traditions and this is slated to be the best Zoo Lights ever! The all-new Zoo Lights experience will be brighter than ever before with brand new animal light displays. Tickets are now on sale.

According to Henry Vilas Zoo, this year’s event is going to be the brightest event yet, with almost 1,000,000 bulbs being used to light up the zoo.

Guests will be able to enjoy Zoo Lights along a one-way path throughout the Zoo.

Time + Dates

Zoo Lights is open from 5:30pm – 8:30pm Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between November 25 – December 30.

Also open:

December 19 – December 23 and December 26 – December 30

$10 per person | Children 3 and under are FREE 

Buy a 4-Pack of General Admission Tickets for $35!

It takes approximately one hour to walk through the whole Zoo and see all the lights.

**All tickets include a free carousel ride and pictures with Santa are also available every night until December 23.

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