Zoo Lights

Peggy@99-1 welcomes Zoo Lights to to Assiniboine Park Zoo December 1st – January 8th, 2023!

Holiday magic is back at the Zoo! Wander through a winter wonderland and enjoy stunning light displays, live music and entertainment, tasty treats, and endless joy and cheer.

December 1 – January 8

Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Zoo Lights will be closed on the following dates:
December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 24, 25


Cost: $16.00 + GST (all ages 3+)


  • Children 2 and under are free.
  • Tickets are date and time specific.
  • Tickets can be purchased in advance either online or at the Zoo entrance during daytime hours.
  • You must enter the Zoo within the 30 minute time frame indicated on your ticket.
  • Tickets do not have designated exit times.
  • Final entry: 8:00 pm Sunday – Thursday, 9:00 pm Friday – Saturday

Weather Cancellation Policy

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 p.m. on the day of the closure. Ticket holders who have purchased online will be contacted by e-mail.