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Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

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Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

-        A magical night-time spectacular event, featuring giant colourful lanterns and illuminated animal sculptures inspired by wildlife.

-        Wild Lights promises to be a truly unforgettable experience where friends, families and groups can come together during the festive period.

 Dublin Zoo is excited to announce that this winter it will host a spectacular brand new event called Wild Lights!

Wild Lights is a magical night-time event, featuring giant colourful lanterns and illuminated animal sculptures, inspired by wildlife.

Visitors to this must-see event will follow the enchanted trail, where they will discover the dazzling array of beautifully crafted enormous silk lanterns. They will then be wowed by the Chinese performers and crafts while enjoying Chinese foods and warm drinks.

The production of Wild Lights will feature: 12,000 meters of silk, 19,000 bulbs, 5,000 meters of LED lights, 48,000 glass bottles and 215,000 pieces of porcelain weighing 9.5 tonnes. Visitors will marvel at the lanterns which will include a pride of lions, orangutans, tigers, giraffe, monkeys and much more! Other highlights include a 16-metre high porcelain elephant tower and a 30-metre long Chinese dragon.  Everything will be handmade specifically for Dublin Zoo.

Lighting up the skyline of Dublin, this awe-inspiring festival of lights promises to be an unforgettable experience where friends, families and groups can come together during the festive period.

Tickets for the event go on sale to the general public on September 15th at 9am and are only available from www.dublinzoo.ie. Annual pass holders can exclusively avail of two days early booking on September 13th and 14th.

 

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Available Tickets
  • Wild Lights Adult €20.00
  • Wild Lights Child €15.00
  • Wild Lights Under 3 Free
  • Wild Lights Student €16.00
  • Wild Lights Senior Citizen €16.00
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-        A magical night-time spectacular event, featuring giant colourful lanterns and illuminated animal sculptures inspired by wildlife.

-        Wild Lights promises to be a truly unforgettable experience where friends, families and groups can come together during the festive period.

 Dublin Zoo is excited to announce that this winter it will host a spectacular brand new event called Wild Lights!

Wild Lights is a magical night-time event, featuring giant colourful lanterns and illuminated animal sculptures, inspired by wildlife.

Visitors to this must-see event will follow the enchanted trail, where they will discover the dazzling array of beautifully crafted enormous silk lanterns. They will then be wowed by the Chinese performers and crafts while enjoying Chinese foods and warm drinks.

The production of Wild Lights will feature: 12,000 meters of silk, 19,000 bulbs, 5,000 meters of LED lights, 48,000 glass bottles and 215,000 pieces of porcelain weighing 9.5 tonnes. Visitors will marvel at the lanterns which will include a pride of lions, orangutans, tigers, giraffe, monkeys and much more! Other highlights include a 16-metre high porcelain elephant tower and a 30-metre long Chinese dragon.  Everything will be handmade specifically for Dublin Zoo.

Lighting up the skyline of Dublin, this awe-inspiring festival of lights promises to be an unforgettable experience where friends, families and groups can come together during the festive period.

Tickets for the event go on sale to the general public on September 15th at 9am and are only available from www.dublinzoo.ie. Annual pass holders can exclusively avail of two days early booking on September 13th and 14th.

 

Available Tickets
  • Wild Lights Adult €20.00
  • Wild Lights Child €15.00
  • Wild Lights Under 3 Free
  • Wild Lights Student €16.00
  • Wild Lights Senior Citizen €16.00
  • Wild Lights Adult (Annual Pass Holder) €18.00
  • Wild Lights Child (Annual Pass Holder) €12.00
  • Wild Lights Under 3 (Annual Pass Holder) Free
Terms and conditions

Third Party sales of Dublin Zoo tickets is prohibited.

 

Issue of etickets

 

Tickets are must be prebooked and are electronic only, there is no option to post out tickets

When booking is confirmed, tickets will be dispatched via email to the email address specified on booking.

It is the purchaser’s responsibility to check the information provided to Dublin Zoo is accurate, prior to purchase. Dublin Zoo’s sole responsibility is to issue etickets in accordance with the information provided when purchasing an eticket.

 

Ticket Purchase and Validity

 

Once purchased, the date for which the eticket has been purchased cannot be changed.

Payments for etickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

Etickets purchased for Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo are date specific and are only valid for the date for which they were purchased.

 

On arrival, the following will be required in order to validate an eticket purchased on the Dublin Zoo website:

 

1.       Appropriate proof of entitlement to any discounted ticket i.e. valid annual pass card.

2.       A legible print out / screen display of eticket which will be scanned on entry.

3.       Any additional persons wishing to enter Dublin Zoo with the eticket holder must have a ticket for the event. THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALE AT THE TICKET OFFICES.

 

Definition of Classes

 

An adult is a person aged from 16 years

A child is a person aged from 0 years old to 15 years old. Children will not be permitted entry without an adult.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

Unfortunately we cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations.

 

Resale

 

No eticket may be resold without written consent of Dublin Zoo. If any persons attempts to enter Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo with an eticket that has been resold without Dublin Zoo’s written consent, Dublin Zoo may refuse entry and no compensation is payable to that person by Dublin Zoo.

 

Wild Lights Entry Rules

 

It is prohibited to take any of the following into Dublin Zoo:

 

·         Any weapons, fireworks, smoke bombs, glass bottles, blades flammable liquids, portable BBQs or other articles that could cause injury.

·         Skateboards, rollerblades, roller skates, bikes, scooters and other forms of personal transport

·         Balls Frisbees or similar items.

·         Pets or animals of any nature

 

Important information to emphasize on eticket:

 

  • Entry gate for all visitors to Wild Lights is the main entrance of Dublin Zoo.
  • Dublin Zoo has a strictly no refund cancellation policy. Tickets are non-transferable.
  • Wild Lights is a date specific event. Tickets are valid for the chosen date of booking ONLY.
  • Gates open at 5pm. The event finishes at 9pm sharp.
  • Last admission is strictly 8pm.
  • Annual Pass Holders must present their Wild Lights ticket and annual pass card for entry.
  • Under 3s are free but must have a ticket.

·         In the event of a cancellation of Wild Lights, attendees will be notified by email to the email address used to book the tickets. It is the responsibility of the attendees to check their emails before arriving at the event to check for any updates, and to make sure email addresses are correctly entered when booking tickets. In the event of a cancellation, attendees will be given the opportunity to transfer their ticket(s) to a different equivalent date (subject to availability) or if no suitable alternative date can be found, a full refund will be issued.

  • Permission must be obtained for all filming and photography for commercial purposes.
  • Dublin Zoo reserves the right to refuse admission.
  • Parking is at owner's risk.

·         Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo event tickets do not give ticketholders access to Dublin Zoo during daytime opening hours

  • Any person without a valid Wild Lights ticket will not be permitted access to the event. THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES AT THE TICKET OFFICE ON THE NIGHTS OF THE EVENT.

·         Dublin Zoo reserves the right to change or update event timings and content up to and on the day of the event.

For further queries and information please contact info@dublinzoo.ie or events@dublinzoo.ie or 01 4748900