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Lights Before Christmas

Lights Before Christmas

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
2 Hippo Way
Toledo, OH 43609

Friday, November 22 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | See Times Below

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

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Now open for Lights from 3 – 8 p.m., park will close at 9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve
Open all day from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Lights on at 3 p.m., park closing at 9 p.m.

Come celebrate the 2019 edition of Toledo’s favorite holiday tradition. The Lights Before Christmas are both merry and bright, with over a million sparkling lights, animated displays, Ice Slide, visits with Santa and more!

The annual tree-lighting ceremony will take place on Friday. November 22.

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.

Non Member Ticket Pricing
Adults: $20
Kids (2-11) & Seniors (60+): $17

NEW IN 2019!
Be sure to stop in the ProMedica Museum of Natural History in its first holiday season and warm up with a seasonal beverage or treat from the Café at the Museum while checking out the unique Ohio habitats featured on the first floor!

LED Display
Guests can move or dance on the Amphitheatre floor and see their silhouettes in lights on the stage.

Check back soon for new seasonal food and beverage offerings!

Ice Slide / $3
Fly down on personal or innertubes built for two!

Carousel / $2
Indoor African Animal Carousel

Train / $2
Holiday Railway (weekends only)

Arctic Blast / $3
Snowball launcher (3 blasts per ticket)

Ice Carving Demo / free with admission
Thursdays in Dec. at 6 p.m. in Main Plaza


Event Website