ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ

November 17, 2023–January 7, 2024

Coming soon!


This year’s ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ will include new and exciting displays, photo ops, and interactive programming all bundled up in the nostalgia of your favorite holiday tradition. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to stay up to date on all the announcements for this year! Or, scroll down to get ZooMail for regular updates.

ZooLights 2023–24 Dates

ZooLights is open every day from Friday, November 17, 2023 through January 7, 2024, except for holidays and special event dates below. Mondays will offer free admission, with reservations still required. Tickets for Monday nights will be available along with all other standard ZooLights dates.

Holidays (CLOSED)

Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)

Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)

Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day)


Friday, November 17 | ZooLights Opening Night

Wednesday, December 6 | Sensory-Friendly Night*

Thursday, December 14 | Adults Night Out: Holidaze*, 21+ after-hours event

Sunday, December 10 | The Chris White Trio Tribute to A Charlie Brown Christmas* (multiple shows)

Sunday, December 31 | Family-friendly New Year’s Eve with countdowns every hour


Tickets will be available for purchase beginning in mid-October. Pricing information is coming soon!

Members get special benefits including a ZooLights Members-Only Preview and great deals throughout the season. Members will also have the opportunity to purchase standard ZooLights tickets one week before they become available to the public. (Not a member? Become one here!)

Please check back often as we are always planning and expanding our most festive holiday event!

Thank you to our partners!