The Living Desert is celebrating 25 years of dazzling guests by transforming the zoo into a sparkling winter wonderland. Marvel at over a million twinkling lights, as the desert’s favorite holiday tradition returns with new features for 2017. Discover the herd of life-size, luminescent animal lanterns, and explore the newly added pathways decorated in holiday lights. And, all of the event’s favorite activities return including the tunnel of lights, visits with Santa, live entertainment, arts and crafts, carousel rides, and more. 

The event kicks off with a special lighting ceremony for members only on Wednesday, November 22 – Members Night

WildLights is open to the general public beginning Friday, November 24th at 6 p.m.

WildLights begins November 24 and runs selected nights through December 24

Friday, November 24 – Saturday, November 25
Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2
Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9
Friday, December 15 – Wednesday, December 24

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with last admission at 8:30 p.m.
Park closes at 9 p.m.

*Children strollers and Wheelchairs available under first come first serve basis.

Tickets will be available for purchase in November 2017.

When Nov 24 - Dec 24 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where The Living Desert
47900 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Price Adults $10; Members/Children/Military (with ID) $8; Children under 3 Free
Phone 760.346.5694

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