Cosley Zoo Festival of Lights and Christmas Tree Sales

Tuesday, Dec 5th, 2017 by

Editor’s Note: The following post about the Festival of Lights at Cosley Zoo is a sponsored post brought to you by the Wheaton Park District.


If your family is looking for a special evening adventure this holiday season, you should consider a trip to Cosley Zoo in Wheaton!


Each December, Cosley Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with 20,000 twinkling lights creating spectacular displays during the Festival of Lights and Tree Sales, There is also an amazing selection of Christmas trees available for purchase, hot chocolate and holiday gifts, too. The festival, which began the day after Thanksgiving, continues through the end of December. The zoo is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily; lights come on at 3 p.m. All proceeds support the zoo, its animals, programs, and exhibit development.


Zoo admission is free during the Festival of Lights and Tree Sales. Donations are greatly appreciated. Cosley Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Cosley Zoo is open 9 a.m. to noon on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.


Festival of Lights


Through December 30 


Cosley Zoo


1356 N. Gary Ave. Wheaton, Ill.


The Festival of Lights at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton runs through Dec. 30.

Photo courtesy of the Wheaton Park District.