Zoo Lights at the Henry Vilas Zoo

  • November 24, 2017 to December 31, 2017
    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Henry Vilas Zoo
  • Downtown
  • 702 S Randall Ave
  • Madison, WI 53715

See the zoo in a whole new light! This holiday season, your Henry Vilas Zoo will shine brighter than ever as we bring Zoo Lights to Madison! Enjoy a warm beverage as you take a stroll down candy cane lane and enjoy the festive sights and sounds. Thousands of lights will transform the zoo into a winter wonderland that's not to be missed.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 5:30 - 9pm

*closed Dec. 24-25
**open every night of Winter Break (Dec. 26-31)

Santa & Carousel: 5:30 - 8pm nightly
Glacier Grille Restaurant: 5:30 - 8:30pm


  • Times: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: $7.00 per person, Children under 3 Free