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Lights Before Christmas

Lights Before Christmas

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
2 Hippo Way
Toledo, OH 43609

Friday, November 23 – Monday, December 31, 2018

Sunday - Thursday | 3-8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday | 3-9 p.m.

Come celebrate the 2018 edition of Toledo’s favorite holiday tradition. The Lights are both merry and bright, with over a million sparkling lights, animated displays, Ice Slide, visits with Santa and more!


The much anticipated tunnel re-opening ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. and the annual tree-lighting ceremony at approximately 6:10 p.m. on November 23.

Also watch ice masterpieces take shape right before your eyes in the Zoo's Main Plaza begining at 6 p.m. on Dec. 6, 13, 20 & 27

See event website for more information on ticket prices, special rides and activities!


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.


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