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LumiNature Holiday Light Display Penguin Royale 2021

LumiNature FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about LumiNature

What is LumiNature?

A fantastical light experience, LumiNature is set to transform the Zoo into a dazzling winter wonderland. Featuring 14 illuminated zones, LumiNature takes guests on a magical journey of lights, sounds, and surprises, offering lively displays and newly enhanced installations designed to inspire and delight guests this holiday season.

When can I make ticket reservations for LumiNature?

Reservations are now available! Timed entrance tickets are available every half hour from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All guests must pre-purchase timed tickets at

How much are LumiNature tickets for the general public?

Prices are follows: adults (ages 12+) $25.00; kids (ages 2-11) $20.00.

How much are LumiNature tickets for members?

Members enjoy a 20% discount on LumiNature tickets any night plus additional discounts on Member Value Nights on November 18-21, December 1-2, or December 8-9 (tickets are $15.00 on these nights). Members also enjoy free parking for one vehicle per visit with a membership card.

When can I visit LumiNature?

LumiNature is open from Thursday, November 18th through Sunday, January 9th. This much-anticipated glittering extravaganza will again transform the Zoo from its daytime magic into a dazzling winter wonderland. Operating days are Wednesday through Sunday (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day) with reservations available from 5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m.

What will I see at LumiNature?

Featuring 14 illuminated zones, this tailor-made whimsical and fantastical adventure offers entertainment, seasonal fare, strolling performers, hot beverages, adult cocktails, and all of the light and brilliance to spark the holiday spirit in everyone.

What other Zoo experiences can I enjoy when enjoying LumiNature?

LumiNature is an incredible, immersive experience that will take you on a magical journey unlike any other! While this whimsical and fantastical adventure will inspire a sense of wonder and connection to your favorite animals, please note that LumiNature is an outdoor experience. Only the Zoo’s penguins will be on exhibit for guests to see. All of the other animals will be off of public view and sleeping in their indoor exhibits.

Can I get food and drink while at LumiNature?

Yes! Enjoy hot chocolate, warm adult beverages, smore’s stations, and more sweet treats as you stroll through LumiNature.