(269) 979-1351 - info@binderparkzoo.org

Zoo Lights

The zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with brilliant light displays, festive décor and plenty of “oohs and aahs”! Celebrate the season with the whole family and plan a merry visit to the zoo to see winter hardy animals on exhibit, ride the carousel and enjoy special featured events each evening!

ZooLights is 4 weekends Friday - Sunday

November 30 - December 23

5-8 pm each night

$5 Binder Park Zoo Member

$6 General Public

 Wild Africa is not open for ZooLights.


Dinner with Santa


One of the most memorable experiences at ZooLights is Dinner with Santa - a traditional family style meal with the jolly old elf himself!

Saturday, December 1, 8 and 15 from 5-7pm at the Conservation Hall of the Binda Conservation Discovery Center

Cost - $20 for adults (ages 11 and up), $15 for children (ages 2-10) and includes your admission to ZooLights.  Children under age 2 are admitted free.

Prepared by the Taste of Binder Park Zoo, dinner includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes & homemade gravy, mouth-watering macaroni & cheese, sautéed green beans, dinner rolls & butter, assorted holiday cookies and beverages.

Dinner with Santa is Non-Refundable.

Binder Park Zoo takes pride in being a conservation minded organization and we would like to invite you to “Think Green” when visiting and participating in any events!  

Binder Park Zoo is located 3 miles south of I-94 exit 100


I-94 W to exit 100

3 miles south



US 131 S to I-94 E t to exit 100

3 miles south



I-94 E to exit 100

3 miles south



I-69 S to I-94 W  to exit 100

3 miles south



I-69 N to I-94 W to exit 100

3 miles south



US 33 N to I-80 E to US 131 N to I-94 E to exit 100

3 miles south