Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC

What: Wild Winter Lights

When: The event, when open, runs from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. The first date will be Friday, Nov. 22 with additional dates running up until early January. Check out their Facebook event page or website for additional dates.

Where: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo — 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, Ohio 44109

What’s the deal?: With Halloween on its way out, it’s time to start getting in the holiday spirit. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Facebook page describes the event:

“Experience the vibrant colors of more than one million lights and unique twists on holiday traditions at this all-new evening event at the Zoo. Wild Winter Lights will feature more than a dozen diverse and interactive zones including Snow Safari, Glacier Glade and Santa’s North Pole Lodge. Each area features unique twists on holiday festivities – from a 16-foot-tall teddy bear and giant sugar cookies to the awe of the A-Roar-A Borealis, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s version of the Northern Lights. Visitors will get a chance to participate in interactive games like snowball toss, enjoy a light show on Waterfowl Lake, take photographs with Santa and more.”

Cost: Costs vary, and online sales can be limited once the day of the event arrives. Please consult their website or event page on Facebook for more details.

Photo courtesy of Kyle Lanzer — Cleveland Metroparks

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