Wild Lights - Year of the Amazon

The Zoo is decked out in hundreds of thousands of holiday lights throughout its 40-acre park. Bring the whole family to see our new Amazon-themed lights!

Administration and Admissions



125 Magic Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB E1G 4V7






Dates and Hours

Dates: December 10 to January 2 (closed December 24 & 25).

  • Hours: From 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm. All guests must exit by 9 pm.  


  • Tickets can only be purchased for dates up to three days in advance. An additional date is added daily. 
  • A limited number of tickets will be available during four arrival sessions: 4:30-5:30 pm, 5:30-6:30 pm, 6:30-7:30 pm and 7:30-8:30 pm. 
  • Visitors can arrive anytime during their arrival session and their visit length is not limited to the one hour block.
  • All visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets online. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
  • Visitors purchase their tickets upon arrival if the tickets for the current session have not been sold out. 
  • The admission fees are as follow: 


Ages 19-59 Ages 4-12 Ages 0-3 Ages 13-18 & 60 +
$10 $5 Free


Complimentary tickets are accepted


Services and Reminders


  • The outdoor areas of the Zoo will be open to view the beautiful holiday lights. Click here to view the map. 
  • The gift shop will be open from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. 
  • The animals will be available for viewing the Ecodome and Imaginarium. 
  • The washrooms in the African and Discovery sections will be open. 
  • Portable washrooms will be available in the parking lot. 
  • Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis. Toddler carts are not available. 
  • The Bistro will be serving BeaverTails pastries, and other hot foods and drinks on December 18 to 20 and December 26 to January 2. 

Important Reminders: 

  • Wearing a mask is mandatory in all buildings. Exceptions apply for children 2 years of age and under. Individuals who are unable to wear a face mask due to a medical condition(s) must wear a face shield. Please bring your own mask or face shield from home. 
  • Do not visit the Zoo: 
    • If you have travelled outside of New Brunswick within the last 14 days. 
    • If you have been in contact with anyone sick with COVID-19 within the last 14 days. 
    • If you are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms.
    • If you have been in contact with someone who is presently being tested for COVID-19. 
  • Visitors are not permitted to bring their dogs into the Zoo. Service dogs, with current vaccinations and a rabies tag visibly displayed on their collar are permitted in the Zoo. 

Visitor Requirements:

  • Follow New Brunswick Public Health guidelines;
  • Wear a mask or face shield inside all buildings;
  • Practice social distancing;
  • Respect all safety barriers and signage;
  • Follow the one-way walking paths; and
  • Practice good personal hygiene. 


For last minute event changes or possible cancellations, visit our Facebook page.

Gift certificates are available for purchase online and can be redeemed to purchase regular admission. Also note: Gift certificates cannot be redeemed during the Zoo's Sunday Winter Openings in March.