Tickets are now on sale for the Folsom City Zoo’s annual Wild Night’s and Holiday Lights presented by the Folsom Parks and Recreation Department.


This annual family event returns for the 13th year with thousands of bright lights, sparkling ornaments and trees, lighted animal figures, and displays transforming the zoo sanctuary with holiday spirit. Local caroling groups and musicians provide the merry sounds of the season, and the Folsom Valley Railway miniature train provides special nighttime rides. 

Wild Nights and Holiday Lights is open from 5 to 8:30 p.m. December 1, 2, 8, 9 and 15-22 (weather permitting; heavy rains will cancel). All proceeds from the event benefit the zoo sanctuary animals.


Event details:Tickets are available at and train tickets are only available online; no onsite ticket salesEvent admission is $10/person and train tickets are $5/person; free for ages under 2 yearsSpecial treats and beverages are available for purchase from Fisher’s Beastro and from visiting food trucks.

Early ticket purchase is encouraged since many nights of the event sell out quickly. Follow for event updates; call 916-461-6601 with questions.


Photo: City of Folsom

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