U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

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U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, 4-D Theater featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.

You'll enjoy your favorite Zoo attractions beautifully lit up with twinkling lights, waddle in the Penguin & Puffin Coast, get buggy at the Bayer Insectarium, see whimsical animal-themed displays across the Zoo grounds, and go underwater through the Sea Lion Sound tunnel. Kids can enjoy winter crafts, costumed characters and fun photo opportunities.

Plus, your kids can take a spin on the Conservation Carousel and the whole family can chill out in the 4-D Theater while you enjoy Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! Both are included in admission.

Weekend live entertainment includes holiday carolers and strolling live performances. 

U.S. Bank Wild Lights will be held Friday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 1; Wednesday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Dec. 8; Wednesday, Dec. 11 - Monday, Dec. 23; and Wednesday, Dec. 26 - Monday, Dec. 30. Closed on Dec. 24 and 25.

Monday, December 9 is Sensory Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This special night will mirror the traditional Wild Lights experience, but the evening will offer quiet areas and trained Zoo staff to assist children and families who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience.

Hours are 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Zoo will close its daytime hours at 4 p.m. to prepare for Wild Lights opening at 5:30. On-site ticket sales and event entrances close at 8 p.m. U.S. Bank customers can receive buy-one, get-one-free tickets (limit two free tickets) with on-site sales only when they show their U.S. Bank credit or debit card.

Weekday admission to U.S. Bank Wild Lights is $8 for Zoo members, $9 for non-members. Weekend admission (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays) is $10 for members and $11 for non-members. Admission includes rides on the Conservation Carousel and The Polar Express Experience in the 4D Theater! Free parking is available in both the north and south lots during Wild Lights hours.

Children under 2 are free. Tickets are available online or at the door on the night of the event.

More information and tickets: stlzoo.org

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