Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo!


Dive into an Ocean of Light at this year’s Wild Lights in Dublin Zoo, with an entirely new cast of illuminated giant silk lanterns celebrating the wonders of the life aquatic. From giant squid to polar bears, penguins, colossal blue whales and dainty seahorses, Dublin Zoo, once again, will be transformed into a world of illumination with lanterns tailor-made especially for this year’s event.

Traditional Chinese performers, a craft market and an array of Asian food will make Wild Lights 2018 a truly unforgettable night where friends and families celebrate the festive season together.

When do tickets go on sale for Wild Lights?

Tickets are now on sale www.dublinzoo.ie for Wild Lights 2018

What dates will Wild Lights take place at Dublin Zoo?

Wild Lights opens on Thursday 1st of November 2018 and runs until Sunday, 6th January 2019 from 5pm-9pm.

Please see evenings available on selected months:

November: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

December: Every evening (Monday – Sunday). However, it will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen's Day.

January: Tuesday 1st January – Sunday, 6th January

How is Wild Lights 2018 different to last year?

Spectacular new themes feature in this year’s enchanting experience – dive into an Ocean of Light, where schools of vibrant fish, luminous jellyfish and the endangered hammerhead shark reside. Walk through Winter Wonderland, home to Arctic favourites such as polar bears and penguins. Explore Celebrating China, a flavour of the east, and dash up to The North Pole where a dazzling 16-metre high silk Christmas tree sparkles on high.

Wild Lights Ticket Prices

  • Adults: €20
  • Child: €15
  • Under 3s: €0
  • Student: €16
  • Senior Citizen: €16

Wild Lights Dublin Zoo Annual Pass Holder Prices

  • Adults: €18
  • Child: €12

*Purchasing tickets for Wild Lights does not permit entry to Dublin Zoo during the day. The animals at the Zoo will not be visible during the Wild Lights experience.*

Brought to you in partnership with the VYA Creative Lantern Company
and DDM Entertainment and Events Inc.

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