The Akron Zoo kicks off its Wild Lights celebration this week, November 25-27. The occasion will run from December 2-4, December 9/11, December 16-23, and December 26-30. All dates can be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Over one million Wild Lights can be seen throughout the celebration, with the Holly Jolly Hillside that includes illuminated timber synchronized to the music, and the Rockin’ Lighted Spectacular – a wall of lights animated to vacation music.
Dazzling gentle reveals aren’t the one festivities friends can sit up for.
gSweet for all friends akin to s’mores and different treats might be discovered at Mrs. It is Sweets. Visitors 21 and older can get pleasure from grownup shakes (an alcoholic complement to scorching chocolate) and beer.
Enjoyable picture ops all through the Akron Zoo can be out there and friends can take photos with vacation characters: Ollie the Elf (December 2-4, 9/11, 16-18 and 23 December) and The Grinch and Frosty (December 19-23).
Clients can go to Santa Claus till December 23, and clients visiting on December 10 can get pleasure from on-site ice carving by Elegant Ice Creations.
Christmas carols carried out by native expertise can be heard all through December. Wild Lights 2022 performers will embrace Mogadore Excessive College Choir (December 2), Akron Trombone Choir (December 3), Weathervane Playhouse “Elf the Musical” (December 4), Coventry Excessive College (December 9), Firestone Excessive College Madrigal’s (10 December), Miller South Choir/Chamber Choir (December 16) and Vocal Jazz (December 18).
Tickets might be bought on-line by means of the Akron Zoo Wild Lights webpage, in addition to in particular person upon arrival; costs differ.
Tickets might be bought on-line. Tickets for grownup members are $11 on-line and $14 on the door. Tickets for baby members (ages 2-14) are $8 on-line and $11 on the door. Non-member adults are $15 on-line and $18 on the door, and non-member kids (ages 2-14) are $11 on-line and $14 on the door. The parking/shuttle price for non-members is $3 per automobile on-line and $5 per automobile on the door. Infants (below 2 years previous) are free, however require a ticket which might be booked on-line or in particular person.
Members who want to expertise an unique Wild Lights safari can e-book on-line, the place extra data on non-public golf cart excursions might be discovered.
The Akron Zoo thanks Akron Kids’s Hospital and Cocoa Cola for sponsoring this occasion, giving the neighborhood the chance to return collectively for an extravagant trip expertise.