GloWild 2022  - NOW through Jan. 7

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GloWild 2022 - NOW through Jan. 7

GloWILD Larger than Life Lantern Light event is back and bigger and brighter than ever! Join us at the Zoo NOW - Jan 7!

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1 Zoo Dr 1 Zoo Drive Little Rock, AR 72205

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About this event

The Best Light Festival in the State Returns!

GloWild returns this holiday season where you'll see the Little Rock Zoo in a whole new light! As one of the nation's largest interactive light festivals featuring dozens of handcrafted silk-covered lanterns - this holiday event will not disappoint! As Little Rock’s premier light festival, this uniquely- themed lantern light event will offer guests an immersive encounter like no other. And this year's event promises to be bigger and brighter with a new prehistoric dinosaur section, a new holiday light display and other new lanterns that will captivate your mind and capture your heart. GloWILD is illuminating fun for the whole family and a show that you don't want to miss!

Times: 5pm-9pm

2022-2023 dates:

November 17-23 & 25-27

December 1-4, 8-11, 15-23 & 26-31

January 1 & 5-7

New this Season: Special Theme-Nights: All Are Welcome

-Teachers Appreciation Night ~ November 20, 2022~ $3 discount with valid ID (general public welcome)-Health Care Workers Appreciation Night ~ November 27, 2022~ $3 discount with valid ID (general public welcome)

-Santa Sundays ~ November 27, December 4, 11, and 18

-New Year's Eve Party~ December 31, 2022

Event Pricing:

$17 Zoo Members

$20 General Public (ages 3 years old and up)

$65 Family Four Pack

$60 Member Family Four Pack

Kids 2 years old and younger are admitted for free

Parking is free during GloWILD!

Train/Carousel $3

The Festival Fun Offers the Following:

Safari Trader Gift Shop open

Café Africa open for dining

Over-The-Jumps Carousel and Arkansas Diamond Express Train *weather permitting*

Caramel Apples





Hot Chocolate

Adult Beverages

*Tickets may also be purchased at the gate*

We invite you to create new traditions for you and your favorite people during GloWILD!

GloWild is made possible by the Arkansas Zoological Foundation in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture.

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