Holiday Magic

Location: Zoowide

Date: Friday through Sunday, November 25-27; Wednesday through Sunday, November 30, December 1-4, 7-11, 14-18; Monday through Saturday, December 26-31

Bright Lights.  Magical Nights.  Holiday Magic. 

Now in our 41st year, get ready to visit Chicagoland’s longest-running lights festival featuring over two million twinkling LED lights!

Save the Date!  Advance tickets will be required.  Check back soon for more information.

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Holiday Magic 2022 Dates
Friday through Sunday, November 25-27
Wednesday through Sunday, November 30, December 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 
Monday through Saturday, December 26-31

Holiday Magic 2022 Hours
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.



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