Wild Lights - Year of the Wolf

The Zoo is decked out in hundreds of thousands of holiday lights throughout its 40-acre parkThis year, the spotlight is on wolves! Bring the whole family to see our new wolf-themed lights and to learn about these marvelous mammals this holiday season!

Administration and Admissions



125 Magic Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB E1G 4V7

Year of the Wolf

Event Features

  • View hundreds of thousands of holiday lights throughout the Zoo, including new wolf themed lights
  • Learn about the plight of wolves at our public education kiosk
  • Make a donation to help us raise funds for wolf research in Canada
  • Visit the zoo animals in the Ecodome and the Imaginarium
  • Warm up at an outdoor bonfire (weather permitting)
  • Enjoy snacks and hot chocolate (additional cost)

Dates and Hours

Dates: December 1 to January 4 (closed December 24 & 25)

Special dates:

  • December 2 and 5 - Food Depot Alimentaire and Isthmus Moncton Night
       - Donate a non-perishable food item and receive $2 off admission.
  • December 3, 10, 17, 31 - Tuesday family night
       - Receive $6 off admission for a family of four*
  • December 4, 11, 18, January 1 - Wednesday half price seniors night
       - Receive $5 off admission for all seniors


  • The holiday lights are on from 5 to 8:30 pm. (8 pm on December 31st)
  • The gift shop is open from 4 to 8:30 pm.


Ages 13-59 Ages 4-12 Ages 0-3 Ages 60 and over *Family of four
$10 $5 Free

($5 on Wednesdays: Dec. 4, 11, 18, Jan. 1)

($22 on Tuesdays: Dec. 3, 10 17, 31)

*Family of four = 2 people 13-59 years and 2 children 4-12 years

Complimentary tickets are accepted

Group rates are also available. Reservations must be made within 48 hours notice.


For last minute event changes or possible cancellations, visit our Facebook page: facebook.com/zoodemagnetichillzoo

Please note that visitors are not permitted to bring their dogs into the Wild Lights special event/fundraiser. Service dogs, with current vaccinations and a rabies tag visibly displayed on their collar are permitted in the Zoo.

All funds raised via the sale of wolf themed merchandise and cash donations will go towards two canine conservation projects at the Université de Québec in Rimouski and Dalhousie University. For more information please visit, moncton.ca/yearofthewolf