BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Know the Community - ECPv5.7.1//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Know the Community X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://knowthecommunity.com X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Know the Community BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:UTC BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:UTC DTSTART:20200101T000000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC:20201203T173000 DTEND;TZID=UTC:20201203T210000 DTSTAMP:20210728T082428 CREATED:20201118T215815Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201118T215815Z UID:13944-1607016600-1607029200@knowthecommunity.com SUMMARY:Christmas Lights Festival DESCRIPTION:See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland displaying thousands of sparkling and twinkling lights and festive decorations at Christmas Lights Festival. Take a leisurely stroll\, a brisk train ride\, or see the lights from atop the Zoofari Skylift Adventure Ride. Visit Santa\, enjoy the live nightly entertainment at the Overlook Cafe\, and no winter’s night would be complete without some warming hot chocolate and fresh baked cookies.\nChristmas Lights Festival has been a River Region\, holiday tradition and mainstay for generations. Enjoy strolling about the Zoo enjoying the lights and sounds of the holiday season. Swing by to visit Santa and get in those last minute Christmas wishes. Purchase a membership\, legacy brick paver\, or animal adoption for that hard to buy for person on your gift list. Or take advantage of the awesome sales in the Gift Shop for that animal lover at home.\n\nThank all of our Christmas Lights Festival sponsors\nCumulus Broadcasting Montgomery (WLWI 92.3\, Y102\, Fox 95.1 and Mix 103.3)\nWSFA NBC-12\nCoca Cola Montgomery\nCostco Wholesale\nHodges Warehouse + Logistics\nChristmas Lights Festival event hours:\n— 5:30pm – 9pm nightly\n— last admission tickets are sold at 9pm\n— everyone must exit the park by 9:30pm\n\nChristmas Lights Festival event admission fees:\n— Regular night time admission: $10 (ages 3 years old and older).\n— Admission fee includes;\n— entry to the Lights Festival\,\n— stroll throughout the Zoo seeing thousands of lights and holiday displays\,\n— visit with Santa\,\n— and entertainment at the Overlook Cafe (see below)\n— Toddlers 2 years and younger are FREE.\n— Montgomery Zoo members: FREE\n— Admission for members includes;\n— entry to the Lights Festival\,\n— stroll throughout the Zoo seeing thousands of lights and holiday displays\,\n— visit with Santa\,\n— and entertainment at the Overlook Cafe (see below)\n— Toddlers 2 years and younger are FREE.\n— Train ride is only included with those memberships having the train ride as part of their membership.\n— Christmas Lights Ride Package: (only available with paid admission or Montgomery Zoo membership entry)\n— $10 for unlimited train and skylift rides (limited to same night)\nAttention all Zoo members. During night special events like ZooBoo and Christmas Lights Festival\, no GUEST PASSES are allowed for entry. Only the people listed on the membership will be allowed entry. During Christmas Lights Festival\, members receive FREE admission; however\, if their membership does not include the annual train ride pass\, train rides will be an additional fee.\n\nChristmas Lights Festival rides and attractions\n— Rides package: $10 for unlimited train and skylift rides (limited to same night)\n— Train ride: $3 per person\, per ride\n— Skylift ride: $5 per person\, per ride\n— Visits with Santa: FREE\n— Photos with Santa: $5 per photo\nEarly Bird Admission\, visit the Zoo and Mann Museum in the afternoon and then stick around for Christmas Lights Festival that night: $25 (ages 3 years old and older). Ticket includes:\n— Admission fee includes entry to the Lights Festival\, stroll throughout the Zoo seeing thousands of lights and holiday displays\, visit with Santa\, and entertainment at the Overlook Cafe (see below)\nChristmas Lights Festival combo admission (afternoon and night):\n— For non-members: guests wishing to visit the Zoo/Museum in the afternoon and then stick around for Christmas Lights Festival later the same evening\, last admission into the park is at 4pm. If you arrive after 4pm\, you will have to wait until 5:30pm to enter the Zoo for Christmas Lights Festival.\n— For Montgomery Zoo members: members wishing to visit the Zoo/Museum in the afternoon and then stick around for Christmas Lights Festival later the same evening\, last admission into the park is at 4pm. If you arrive after 4pm\, you will have to wait until 5:30pm to enter the Zoo for Christmas Lights Festival.\n\nBRING YOUR GROUP TO CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FESTIVAL AND SAVE\n— Purchase discounted group Christmas Lights Festival tickets\, for groups of 20 or more. $9 per person\n— Purchase Christmas Lights Festival tickets only; or\n— Early Bird Admission (DAY and NIGHT time combo admission tickets)\n— View and download group reservation form\n\nAdditional Christmas Lights Festival activities:\n— Visit with Santa: FREE\n— Keepsake picture with Santa: $5 per photo\n— Rides package: $10 for unlimited train and skylift rides (limited to same night)\n— Sky lift ride: $5 per ride\, per person\n— Train ride: $3 per ride\, per person\n— Petting Zoo entry: FREE\n— Petting Zoo feed: $2 per feed pouch\n— Entertainment at Overlook Cafe: FREE\n— Concessions at Overlook Cafe: Prices vary\n— Gift shop: Prices vary\nOverlook Cafe hours:\n— During Christmas Lights Festival\, the Overlook Cafe is open 11am – 9pm.\n\nChristmas Lights Festival performers and entertainment at the Overlook Cafe. Schedule TBA. Select nights various performers and entertainment groups will help bring in the holiday spirit with the gift of dance\, song\, and music. Groups comprise of local schools\, church organizations\, clubs\, dance troops\, and local entertainment. It is always fun\, entertaining\, and a great way to help usher in the joy\, lights\, and sounds of the holiday season. Thank you to each of our performers.\n\nChristmas Lights Festival volunteers\nIf you are interested in volunteering at Christmas Lights Festival\, please contact the Zoo at (334) 625-4900\, via email at zooinfo@montgomeryal.gov\, or register online now. Volunteers will help serve the Zoo at\nthe Train Depot\, Santa Hut\, Petting Zoo\, and the Light Stick Table.\nIMPORTANT ANIMAL NOTE: Christmas Lights Festival is an evening event at the Montgomery Zoo. All zoo animals will be in their night quarters during the event. URL:https://knowthecommunity.com/explore-calendar/christmas-lights-festival-2/ LOCATION:Montgomery Zoo\, 2301 Coliseum Parkway\, Montgomery\, AL\, 36110\, United States ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://knowthecommunity.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Christmas-Lights-Festival.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR