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UNLIMITED WEEKDAY VISITS Mon – Thu
1 FREE WEEKEND VISIT Fri – Sun
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Adults $17
Kids & Seniors $14
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Toledo Zoo Lights Before Christmas
Presented by KeyBank

November 17 – December 31, 2017

Sun – Thurs: Fri – Sat:
3 – 8 p.m. 3 – 9 p.m.

The Zoo remains open for one additional hour after gates close to allow guests to complete their visit. The Lights Before Christmas ticket price applies all day.

The 2017 edition of the area’s brightest holiday tradition features over one million lights and more than 200 illuminated animal images!

View the Lights Before Christmas map on your phone!

View the Lights Before Christmas map on your phone!

Member
UNLIMITED WEEKDAY VISITS
Mon – Thu
1 FREE WEEKEND VISIT
Fri – Sun
Non-Member
Adults $17
Kids $14
Save $1 by purchasing online!

Santa has Moved

This year, Santa’s workshop has been re-tooled and relocated to the Arctic Encounter! Stop by to see the big man in his element, whisper your holiday wishes and pose for a fun family photo. (Paid photo opportunity)

Scenes of Wonder – NEW!

New this year is a 3-D holiday scene set to music and projected onto the side of the Carnivore Café. Take a moment to enjoy this new take on a holiday short story with your whole family!

Green Light a Vet

On Thu, Dec. 7, we will host a ceremonial green tree lighting at 5 p.m. in our garden area to shine a light of support on veterans of our armed services. Please make plans to join us! *Active military personnel and military veterans, show your military ID at the admission gate and receive free admission. Immediate family members of veterans/active duty receive $1 discount on regular priced admission.

Bumper Cars & Ice Slide

Don’t miss all the frozen fun in the Winter Village sponsored by Kroger. The fan-favorite Ice Slide returns with inner tubes built for two along with Bumper Cars on Ice in the Zoo’s historic Amphitheatre!


Ice Slide – 1 Ticket per rider
Bumper Cars – 2 tickets per rider
*ALL RIDERS MUST BE AT LEAST 42″ TALL TO RIDE

Ride Prices
1 ticket $4
4 tickets $12
7 Tickets $17
Wild Pass $25 per rider
Unlimited rides and shortened waiting time – only valid for each rider on the date of purchase

Santa Dives
Sometimes even Santa needs a swim break! At approximately 3:15 and 4:15 p.m. each day, the jolly man in red will interact with visitors as he scuba-dives in our 90,000 gallon Pacific Reef Tank!

Beer Garden – NEW!
Weekdays – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Weekends – 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
This year adults can spike their Lights visit with an alcoholic beverage. Stop by our new Beer Garden, located near The Beastro, to enjoy a seasonal beer, sip of wine or spiked warm toddy. Valid ID required.

Holiday Caroling at the Zoo

Click here to see all the caroling groups spreading holiday cheer throughout Zoo grounds.

click here to view schedule +

Nov. 17
6 p.m.
Masterworks Chorale
Nov. 17
7 p.m.
Lincolnview H.S. Choir
Nov. 20
6:30 p.m.
Fostoria Lake Plains Barbershop Chorus
Nov. 26
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Nov. 27
6:30 p.m.
Liberty Center Advanced Choir
Nov. 27
6 p.m.
Toledo School for the Arts
Nov. 27
6:30 p.m.
Perrysburg H.S. V.I.P.
Nov. 28
6 p.m.
Pride of Toledo Chorus
Nov. 28
6:30 p.m.
State Line Chorus
Nov. 29
5 p.m.
Arbor Hills Jr Hi Band
Nov. 25
5:30 p.m.
Monroe H.S. Expressions
Dec. 1
6 p.m.
Otsego Knightmusik
Dec. 1
5 p.m.
Timberstone 7th Grade Band
Dec. 1
5:30 p.m.
Monclova Christian Acad. H.S. Choir
Dec. 2
6 p.m.
Plymouth Christian Acad. Choir
Dec. 3
5:30 p.m.
Eastwood H.S. Band Christmas Ensemble
Dec. 3
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Dec. 4
6 p.m.
Emmanuel Christian School (Music Dept)
Dec. 5
7 p.m.
Rossford Varsity Choir & Mixed Glee Club
Dec. 5
6 p.m.
Harvard Honors choir
Dec. 6
6 p.m.
Genoa H.S. Choir
Dec. 6
5 p.m.
Arbor Hills 8th Grade Choir
Dec. 7
6 p.m.
Sylvania Southview World Language Dept.
Dec. 7
7 p.m.
Liberty Center H.S. Choirs
Dec. 8
5 p.m.
The Wauseon Chorale
Dec. 8
5:30 p.m.
Anthony Wayne H.S. Choirs
Dec. 9
5 p.m.
Bowling Green H.S. Madrigals
Dec. 10
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Dec. 10
5:30 p.m.
BGSU Collegiate Chorale
Dec. 11
5:15 p.m.
Archbold Company
Dec. 11
6:30 p.m.
Sweet Haromny
Dec. 12
5 p.m.
St. John’s Jesuit H.S. Vocal Ensemble
Dec. 13
6 p.m.
Central Catholic Glee Club
Dec. 15
6:30 p.m.
Timberstone Jr Hi Choir
Dec. 15
5:30 p.m.
Maumee H.S. Select Choir
Dec. 16
7 p.m.
Tinora H.S. Sensations
Dec. 16
6 p.m.
Erie Mason Band and Choir
Dec. 17
5:30 p.m.
Napoleon Jazz Choir
Dec. 17
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Dec. 18
6 p.m.
Waite H.S. Show Choir
Dec. 18
6:30 p.m.
Lake H.S. Chorale
Dec. 19
7 p.m.
Voices of Harmony
Dec. 20
5:30 p.m.
Whiteford H.S. Chorale
Dec. 22
6:30 p.m.
Eastwood H.S. Encore
Nov. 17
6 p.m.
Masterworks Chorale
Nov. 17
7 p.m.
Lincolnview H.S. Choir
Nov. 20
6:30 p.m.
Fostoria Lake Plains Barbershop Chorus
Nov. 26
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Nov. 27
6:30 p.m.
Liberty Center Advanced Choir
Nov. 27
6 p.m.
Toledo School for the Arts
Nov. 27
6:30 p.m.
Perrysburg H.S. V.I.P.
Nov. 28
6 p.m.
Pride of Toledo Chorus
Nov. 28
6:30 p.m.
State Line Chorus
Nov. 29
5 p.m.
Arbor Hills Jr Hi Band
Nov. 35
5:30 p.m.
Monroe H.S. Expressions
Dec. 1
6 p.m.
Otsego Knightmusik
Dec. 1
5 p.m.
Timberstone 7th Grade Band
Dec. 1
5:30 p.m.
Monclova Christian Acad. H.S. Choir
Dec. 2
6 p.m.
Plymouth Christian Acad. Choir
Dec. 3
5:30 p.m.
Eastwood H.S. Band Christmas Ensemble
Dec. 3
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Dec. 4
6 p.m.
Emmanuel Christian School (Music Dept)
Dec. 5
7 p.m.
Rossford Varsity Choir & Mixed Glee Club
Dec. 5
6 p.m.
Harvard Honors choir
Dec. 6
6 p.m.
Genoa H.S. Choir
Dec. 6
5 p.m.
Arbor Hills 8th Grade Choir
Dec. 7

6 p.m.

Sylvania Southview World Language Dept.
Dec. 7
7 p.m.
Liberty Center H.S. Choirs
Dec. 8
5 p.m.
The Wauseon Chorale
Dec. 8
5:30 p.m.
Anthony Wayne H.S. Choirs
Dec. 9
5 p.m.
Bowling Green H.S. Madrigals
Dec. 10
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Dec. 10
5:30 p.m.
BGSU Collegiate Chorale
Dec. 11
5:15 p.m.
Archbold Company
Dec. 11
6:30 p.m.
Sweet Haromny
Dec. 12
5 p.m.
St. John’s Jesuit H.S. Vocal Ensemble
Dec. 13
6 p.m.
Central Catholic Glee Club
Dec. 15
6:30 p.m.
Timberstone Jr Hi Choir
Dec. 15
5:30 p.m.
Maumee H.S. Select Choir
Dec. 16
7 p.m.
Tinora H.S. Sensations
Dec. 16
6 p.m.
Erie Mason Band and Choir
Dec. 17
5:30 p.m.
Napoleon Jazz Choir
Dec. 17
6 p.m.
Take Note!
Dec. 18
6 p.m.
Waite H.S. Show Choir
Dec. 18
6:30 p.m.
Lake H.S. Chorale
Dec. 19
7 p.m.
Voices of Harmony
Dec. 20
5:30 p.m.
Whiteford H.S. Chorale
Dec. 22
6:30 p.m.
Eastwood H.S. Encore
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