New Year's Eve at ZOOLIGHTS

Update: ZOOLIGHTS has been cancelled for Dec. 31, 2017, however we are inviting all guests to come welcome in 2018 on Jan. 1, 2018 with special activities. 

Enjoy a family-friendly evening out on New Year's Eve at ZOOLIGHTS presented by JSS Barristers. Formerly Zoo Year’s Eve, visitors can enjoy ice skating, 1.5 million twinkling lights, Wonderland in the ENMAX Conservatory, indoor and outdoor activities and much more. Be one of the first 500 people and receive a special giveaway. The glow starts here!    

Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. GATES CLOSE AT 8:30 p.m.

General (16+) - $14.95
Child (3-15) - $11.95
North Gate access only—parking is $10
Engage and Inspire members park for FREE as part of the membership benefits.


Take advantage of all the New Year's Eve specials at ZOOLIGHTS. Plan your New Year's Eve visit today!

  • Be one of the first 500 people and receive a special giveaways including a small hot chocolate, fries, and popcorn! All can be redeemed at Kitamba.
  • Visit the Mat Hatter and his tea party in the Butterfly Garden.
  • DJ in the Skating Rink.
  • Wandering Photo booth – guests can get their photo taken as they stroll through the park.
  • Face painting in ENMAX Conservatory.
  • Special NYE craft located in the DOW Classroom inside the ENMAX Conservatory.
  • Classic Ballet performances by La Point Dance Studio in the ENMAX Conservatory atrium throughout the evening.

December 31, 2017 will be a regular ZOOLIGHTS evening, with all scheduled programming taking place without fireworks.

Brighten your New Year’s eve experience with family-friendly fun that gives back to animal conservation!