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Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights with more than five million LED lights that will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 100 animal sculptures throughout the front of the Zoo. Guests can enjoy a variety of activities including a craft, carolers, ice carvers and can even write a letter to Santa. The Detroit Zoo also invites guests go on an extraordinary adventure in the Wild Adventure Zone with “The Polar Express 4-D Experience” at the 4-D Theater.


We love the holidays, the lights, the decorations, the family gatherings – all of it. So, this is one local event my family is going to really enjoy this year.

Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo presented by Bank of America will be open 5:30 to 9:00 PM, on November 22-24, 28-30 and December 5-7, 11-14, 18-23 and 26-31. It’s sure to be an experience to remember!

Tickets are only $8 per guests 2 and up. Tickets can be purchased at the Detroit Zoo website.

Also, if you purchase your Wild Lights tickets online before November 21 you will be entered into a drawing for a Family Four Pack of Tickets to Dinner With Santa at the Detroit Zoo.


In support of Wild Lights their partner Valvoline Instant Oil Changes has a great offer for Five Dollar Shake readers!

Whether your car is at 500 or 5000 miles, Valvoline Instant Oil Change is encouraging everyone to visit one of their 14 Metro Detroit locations to prepare for winter. Use your Detroit Zoo membership card to save 15% off of your entire invoice. Between now and December 31st, you can also click, print and use the savings coupon below!


Enter to win!
One lucky Five Dollar Shake reader will win a free Valvoline Instant Oil Change AND a family 4-pack of tickets to Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo!
Enter to win by using the widget below. You’ll need a valid email address to enter. Winner must be 18+. One lucky winner will be chosen and contacted by email on December 3rd.

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FTC Disclosure: This information is being shared as part of an on going relationship with the Detroit Zoo in which free event passes or products will be received. All opinions expressed remain my own and honest. This post contains no affiliate links.


  1. Teresa Allen says:

    Not since my daughter was in middle school and she just graduated college.

  2. A few years ago.

  3. Maria Malaveci says:

    In October at the Detroit Zoo!

  4. Kelly E says:

    We attended Zoo Boo!

  5. Sacha Schroeder says:

    Columbus has an amazing zoo but we haven’t been in a while. Probably a year and a half but hoping to go in the next few weeks for the Wild Lights exhibit.

  6. Sacha Schroeder says:

    I should mention my parents live in Michigan close to Detroit and we would love to give these to my niece and nephew.

  7. Brandy M says:

    I haven’t been since last year!

  8. Hollie Jahnke says:

    The last time was with my daughters class in June. I never had a chance to go this summer. 🙁

  9. I visited the zoo with a field trip a few years ago.

  10. Miz Vickik says:

    It’s been a few years, but I would love to go back!

  11. erica best says:

    last year and it was fun

  12. amanda assencoa says:

    when i was 8 years old

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