November 17th, 2023 – January 7th, 2024

ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is even brighter this year with over one million lights, close to 250 light figures, and an exciting new arctic aurora theme. Immerse yourself in a plethora of lights, making for the perfect photo opportunity, date night, or night out with friends and family.

For many Calgarians, the holiday season is simply incomplete without a visit to ZOOLIGHTS. Calgary’s award-winning holiday tradition will be glowing for seven weeks of festive, family-friendly fun. Don’t miss ice skating, axe throwing, and delicious hot chocolate.

What’s New This Year?

New themed areas and activities will bring you even more ZOOLIGHTS fun in 2023.

Experience Polar Nights in Prehistoric Park. Journey through the first seasons in the life of a polar bear cub and its mother underneath the Northern Lights. 

  • Winter is no match for the colours of the Dorothy Harvie Gardens. Enjoy a magical garden experience illuminated by colourful lights and flower figures, as well as two festive photo opportunities. Our seven rentable Snow Globes are also located in this area. 
  • It’s all about ice and snow in the ENMAX Conservatory. Roam the arctic twilight and surround yourself with arctic creatures, snow covered trees, gorgeous chandeliers, and of course, polar bears. The sparkly sleigh is the perfect place for your family photographs and the display of arctic animals in the festive trees will wow you.  
  • Experience the magic of the forest in Winter while you take a Boreal Forest Trek through Exploration Asia. This new themed section will transport you to a Canadian forest, while paying homage to our iconic animals with green sparkle to guide your way.

Time: 5.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Last entry at 8:30 p.m.

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