Dublin Zoo has just announced Wild Lights will open its doors once again this year on Thursday November 16th 2023.

The family friendly event is a perfect way to catch up with family and friends over the festive season and experience a one of kind visit that also would be an ideal Christmas present.

What can you expect to see at this years spectacular event?

The Enchanted Zoo

“Come inside an enchanting world where you’ll discover the secret life of the Zoo at night! You’ll be greeted by a Wizard and presented with a choice of three pathways to explore first. From there, you’ll be transported to lands of magic and wonder, with fairies mythical creatures, multi-coloured animals and even a candy land, all lit up as beautiful silk lanterns”

“As you journey through this immersive experience, you’ll also have the chance to meet the nocturnal keepers and guardians of the mystical animals and creatures, the Zoo gnomes, visible only in the Zoo at night. Wild Lights is an truly unforgettable experience for friends, families and groups, and a perfect way to come together to celebrate the festive season”


Wild Lights Dublin Zoo 2023/20243/2024

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo information

Opening details

  • Thursday 16th November  2023 running through to January 2024
  • 5pm -9pm
  • Last entry is 8pm sharp.


  • Admission € 24.50 per adult and €20 for children and free for children under 3.
  • Annual ticket holders can avail of a special rate of €22.50 per Adult and €18 per child.
Where can I find out more?

Please visit Dublin Zoo for further details on this years Wild Lights The enchanted Zoo themed festival.

Important to note:

Irish Consumer has not been paid or given any free products for writing this article. I visit Dublin Zoo often and love to pass on deals and discounts and experiences that are good value for money.