Chicago Events – ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo – Skating & Ice Carving

Light and sound shows. Ice carving. Spiced wine. Train rides. There’s a little something for everyone at ZooLights, the annual holiday celebration at Lincoln Park Zoo. Throughout the grounds of the zoo, you’ll encounter colorful light displays and decorations, along with plenty of holiday activities and special events throughout the month. Highlights of this year’s celebration include:

  • Light and sound shows
  • Live ice sculpture carving
  • Free crafts for children
  • Holiday gift shopping
  • 3-D displays
  • Warm spiced wine and frosty lagers
  • Tasty holiday snacks
  • Carousel and train rides
  • Unique educational chats
  • Photos with Santa through December 23

ZooLights takes place from 4:30 pm to 9 pm, but get there early – the first 1,000 people through the doors each night will receive special 3-D holiday glasses for viewing the lights! ZooLights will be open December 9-23, 26-31, and January 1. Looking for a place to stay that’s convenient to holiday attractions and Chicago events? Our award-winning hotel is situated in the River North neighborhood, just a five-minute walk to the El Train station. Our guests enjoy chic rooms and suites, a heated indoor pool, on-site pizzeria, and so much more. Discover the best of the city when you stay at our friendly hotel. Want to know more? Please don’t hesitate to contact us at 1 (312) 467-0800 for more information. Book your reservations today!


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