Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights presented by Red River Co-op is back! This year, enjoy breathtaking light displays, tasty treats, and an amazing line-up of live music and entertainment.

Zoo Lights is an evening event that takes place after-hours in the Zoo.

November 26, 2021 - January 2, 2022

5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Zoo Lights will be closed on the following dates: 
November 29, December 6, 13, 20, 24, 25


Cost (all ages 3+): $12.75 + GST.
Children 2 and under are free. Please add a $0 infant ticket to your cart for each child aged 2 and under.


  • Tickets are date and time specific.
  • Tickets may be purchased in advance online or at the Zoo during daytime hours of operation. 
  • You must enter the Zoo within the 30 minute time frame indicated on your ticket.
  • Tickets do not have designated exit times.
  • Final entry is at 9:00 p.m.
  • Click here to review additional ticket policies.

Manitoba Public Health Requirements - COVID-19

  • All guests aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated and show valid proof of vaccination to attend Zoo Lights. Adults must present photo ID.
  • Children aged 11 and under may attend when accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult with valid proof of vaccination.
  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor spaces, including the Zoo entrance and washrooms. Masks are recommended outdoors when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Zoo Lights will proceed rain, snow, or shine. The Zoo will only be closed in the case of extreme weather. Notices regarding Zoo closures will be posted here by 2:00 pm.

family of three stands at the end of a light tunnel

LOVE written in large lights


Presenting Sponsor: Red River Co-op 

Platinum Sponsor: The Winnipeg Foundation
Gold Sponsor: Steinbach Credit Union
Supporting Partners: Recycle Everywhere | CAA Manitoba | Travel Manitoba | Trans Canada Brewing Company | Vandenbergs Fine Jewellery | Winnipeg Airports Authority | Wawanesa | Payworks | Prairie Mobile 

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