Wild Lights - Visitor Info


Tickets for Wild Lights will go on sale from 9:00am on Friday, September 15th, 2017.


Wild Lights opens on Friday, 3rd November 2017 and runs until Sunday, 7th January 2018.

Please see evenings available on selected months:

November: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

December: Every evening (Monday - Sunday).
However, it will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen's Day

January: Monday, 1st January - Sunday, 7th January

Opening Times

Admission to Wild Lights is from 5pm - 9pm.

Last entry to the event is strictly 8pm.

Note: Children and visitors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times and teenagers may be required to show ID.

Visitor Recommendation: Entry to Wild Lights is busiest between 5pm-6pm, so there may be some queuing time for visitors. Entry will be quicker from 6pm onwards. Last entry is 8pm.  Performances at The Cove which take place later in the evening will also be less busy. 


Terms of Entry

  • Tickets must be pre-booked at www.dublinzoo.ie
  • E-ticket or printed ticket must be presented on entry.
  • Last admission strictly 8pm.
  • Annual Pass Holders must present their Wild Lights ticket and annual pass card for entry.
  • Under 3s are free but must have a ticket.
  • Permission must be obtained for all filming and photography for commercial purposes.
  • Children under 16 will not be admitted without an adult.
  • No dogs are allowed at Dublin Zoo.
  • Bicycles, scooters, rollerskates, rollerblades or skateboards are not allowed.
  • Dublin Zoo reserves the right to refuse admission.
  • Parking at owner's risk.

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