The glow starts with you! ZOOLIGHTS presented by Olympia Trust Company is back with more holiday cheer, festive spirit, and family fun than ever. Looking for things to do this holiday season? Come experience how 2+ million lights, 200 displays, crackling fire pits, and fun-filled activity zones (with many new additions!), transform the Calgary Zoo into a magical winter wonderland.

ZOOLIGHTS is taking over the Calgary Zoo nightly from 6pm – 9pm, November 23 through January 5 (Closed on December 25).



The Calgary Zoo is turning two million holiday lights on just for you. Come wrap yourself in a warm winter hug with ZOOLIGHTS and start glowing from the inside out. Calgary’s most luminous holiday tradition is back for its 21st year and it’s set to be the brightest one yet. You can frolic about the Calgary Zoo for seven weeks of delightful family-friendly fun. Fill your belly with the warmth of hot cocoa and your heart knowing your visit contributes to animal conservation. ZOOLIGHTS is dedicated to making the world a better place while enjoying this incredible event, together.

This year’s ZOOLIGHTS is presented by Olympia Trust Company and they’re brightening your experience with enchanting new themes and special guests. Of course, ZOOLIGHTS is bringing back all the classic activities you’ve come to love and have added in some new ones designed to light you up. You’ll find games on animal habitats to teach you about conservation all while having a sparkling good time.