ZooLight Safari illuminates the Birmingham Zoo for 19 nights!

Watch as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for a jubilant holiday celebration at the 26th annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo!

ZooLight Safari

Get ready to be amazed by enchanting illuminations and a million sparkling lights. Enjoy the sounds of seasonal songs and holiday classics as you delight in delicious treats and decadent desserts at the S’mores & More station! Get creative making crafts, decorating ornaments, and writing letters to Santa. Take a merry ride on the Candy Cane Train, go for a spin on the Jingle Bell Carousel, dash down the Polar Plunge Slide, and enjoy fun holiday themed games!

Guests will be captivated by the festive decor and a nearly 30 ft. tall tree of lights at the new Welcome Plaza. Dance and sing the night away under the stars with spectacular live entertainment. Capture the joy of your loved ones in a photo with Santa at the Holiday Card Photo Op. In addition to the incredible holiday magic, ZooLight Safari will feature special nights with surprise guests and joyous performances, including Singing Santa! Start a new holiday tradition with the Birmingham Zoo during the 2019 ZooLight Safari.

ZooLight Safari


December 6 – 8, 13 –  23 and 26 – 30

*ZooLight Safari and all related activities are dependent on weather conditions and are subject to change.


5 – 9 p.m.


Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, AL 35223


Members: Free Admission
Non-Members: $10 Admission
Ride Tickets: $3.50 — not included with admission
Unlimited Attraction Wristband: $10 — not included with admission


Parking at the Zoo is FREE!

VIP Parking (Only available on select nights) — Purchase a Premium Parking Space for $10 — Parking spaces must be purchased in advance. Guests must have printed parking pass in dashboard of car.

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