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Potter Park Zoo’s 31st Annual Wonderland of Lights

Experience the enchantment of the holiday season at Potter Park Zoo’s 31st annual Wonderland of Lights! Step into a winter wonderland as thousands of glistening lights adorn the park, turning it into a magical holiday paradise. 

Take a leisurely stroll through the zoo’s festively illuminated pathways, where you’ll be surrounded by the warm, inviting glow of twinkling lights. 

As you wander, be serenaded by the soothing sounds of holiday music, adding to the holiday atmosphere. 

This is your chance to create unforgettable family memories amid the breathtaking and dazzling light displays. Join us for these special Michigan winter evenings and immerse yourself in the beauty of this holiday tradition! 

*Please note that Santa will be available for photos on zoo grounds during the Wonderland of Lights event on Fridays and Saturdays only. 

Please be aware that on Thursdays and Sundays, Santa will not be present at the zoo’s Wonderland of Lights.

 When: Thursday through Sunday, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., November 18 – December 23 (closed on Thanksgiving). 

Where: Potter Park Zoo Ticket Pricing: $9 adults $5 for kids 3-12, seniors (60+), and military 

Free for kids under 3 years old

Potter Park Zoo’s 31st Annual Wonderland of Lights