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Spend a Shimmery, Sparkly, Festive Evening with ZOOLIGHTS at The Calgary Zoo

December 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 10, 2021 @ 9:00 pm

ZOOLIGHTS (Family Fun Calgary)

Sparkling, festive, and magical! For many Calgarians, the holiday season is not complete without a visit to ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company. Calgary’s award-winning, magical holiday tradition will be glowing for six weeks of festive family-friendly fun lighting up the nights between November 20, 2020, and January 10, 2021.

The Calgary Zoo grounds transform into a magical winter wonderland, with over 2 million lights. While you marvel at the amazing lights and interactive light displays, you’ll enjoy music, skating, Santa, warming fire pits, and many fun and engaging family activities. The zoo is committed to helping you enjoy the magic of ZOOLIGHTS in a safe and physically distanced way while supporting wildlife conservation.

All the best of winter is at the Calgary Zoo this holiday: a visit with Santa, playing in the snow, and hot chocolate by the fire! Whether you are creating a new holiday tradition or continuing a favourite one, your whole family will love the festive spectacle of ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, at the Calgary Zoo. Everything that’s magical about Christmas has come together in one place. Don’t delay, get your tickets while you can!

Zoo Year’s Eve

Celebrate the last night of the year with the best and brightest backdrop in the city – ZOOLIGHTS! You’ll be able to enjoy all the fun of ZOOLIGHTS with extra special entertainment including numerous countdowns – so your little ones don’t have to stay up too late to partake in the fun! It’s a festive way to help you and your loved one’s ring in the new year in a safe (and “zoonique” way!) while supporting the Calgary Zoo’s  wildlife conservation  initiatives.

Due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions, tickets are limited so don’t delay! Ages 16 and up are $29.95 and kids 3 – 15 are $24.95. Get your tickets HERE.

Timed tickets are required and must be purchased in advance online. No tickets will be sold onsite. November 24 and December 31, 2020, are separate events.


When: November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021


December 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
January 10 @ 9:00 pm
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Calgary Zoo
210 St. George’s Drive NE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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