The Akron Zoo is kicking off their Wild Lights celebration this week, Nov. 25-27. The occasion will run Dec. 2-4, Dec. 9/11, Dec. 16-23, and Dec. 26-30. All dates will happen from 5 – 9 p.m.
Over a million Wild Lights will probably be seen on the celebration, that includes the Holly Jolly Hillside with lighted bushes synchronized to music, and the Rockin’ Lighted Spectacular- an animated wall of lights set to vacation music.
Dazzling mild reveals aren’t the one festivities company can sit up for.
Goodies for all company corresponding to s’mores and different treats might be discovered at Mrs. C’s Sweets. Visitors who’re 21 and older can get pleasure from grownup jolts (an alcoholic add-in for decent chocolate) and beer.
Enjoyable photo-ops all through the Akron Zoo will probably be accessible, and company will have the ability to take footage with vacation characters: Ollie the Elf (Dec. 2-4, 9/11, 16-18, and 23), and The Grinch and Frosty (Dec. 19-23).
Visitors can go to with Santa Claus by means of Dec.23, and company who go to on Dec. 10 can get pleasure from on-site ice carving by Elegant Ice Creations.
Vacation carols carried out by native expertise will probably be heard all through December. The Performers at Wild Lights 2022 will embody Mogadore Excessive Faculty Choir (Dec. 2), Akron Trombone Choir (Dec. 3), Weathervane Playhouse “Elf the Musical” (Dec. 4), Coventry Excessive Faculty (Dec. 9), Firestone Excessive Faculty Madrigal’s (Dec. 10), Miller South Choir/Chamber Choir (Dec. 16), and Vocal Jazz (Dec. 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 member adults are $11 on-line, and $14 on the door. Tickets for member youngsters (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 youngsters (ages 2-14) are $11 on-line and $14 on the door. The Non-Member parking/shuttle price is $3 per automobile on-line, and is $5 per automobile on the gate. Infants (underneath 2) are free, however do require a ticket that may be reserved both on-line or in particular person.
Attendees who want to expertise an unique Wild Lights safari can ebook on-line, the place extra data on personal golf cart excursions might be discovered.
The Akron Zoo thanks Akron Kids’s Hospital and Cocoa Cola for sponsoring this occasion, giving the neighborhood a possibility to come back collectively for an extravagant vacation expertise.