Zoo Year's Eve
Shimmering Displays


Immerse yourself in shimmering displays

Stroll the 1-mile path and enjoy these illuminated areas:

Polar Point: You’re invited to step into our dream, as our WILD night of LIGHTS starts!

Flamingle all the Way, sponsored by Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.®: Like birds of a feather, flock together with friends and family down Flamingo Way past a flamboyance of lit flamingos.

Jungle Bells, sponsored by North Shore Bank: Enter the world of apes and primates with Jungle Bells! Use your imagination and dream of a faraway place where these agile animals are swinging from the trees around you.

FantaSEA, sponsored by Festival Foods: Dream of unknown places as you swim through this underwater adventure of sea creatures!

aROARa: Here you’ll dream of beauty as you walk under the dancing waves of lights of the aurora borealis.

Winter Woodland, sponsored by Mad City Windows and Baths: Wander and weave through the evergreen forest and northern woodlands.

ROARchestration, sponsored by Prairie Farms Dairy: This kaleidoscopic landscape celebrates all the beauty of nature and the living things with which we share the earth. Celebrate with a light show every 10 minutes.

ButterFLIGHT sponsored by Dave & Busters: As the night sky settles, some of earth’s smallest creatures twinkle in the sky and fireflies and butterflies will light your way.

Starry Safari, sponsored by American Transmission Company: As the sun rises over the horizon, create new dreams for a new day before imagining your very own Starry Safari adventure celebrating the Zoo’s animals!

Vibrance: The ribbon of colors you’ve experienced along the way come together, and now dream YOUR own vision in this magical immersion of light!


Don’t forget to share your photos on Instagram using #WildLightsMKEZoo.