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Wild Lights At Dublin Zoo Introduce Brand New Theme & It's A Must See This Christmas

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

02:20 21 Nov 2019


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Dublin Zoo's Wild Lights

Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo is back and it's bigger and better than ever before.

Their brand new theme for 2019 is 'Stories, Myths and Legends' and it's magical.

Wild Lights is the perfect destination for any occasion from first dates to family outings.

Your favourite 'Stories, Myths and Legends' are brought to life through a series of giant custom-made silk lanterns.

This magical theme is sure to capture the hearts and imaginations of the young and old alike.

There'll be a number of classic childhood favourites as well as traditional Irish folklore characters illuminating the zoo.

Stories

Peter Pan, the Jungle Book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the Wonderful Wizard of Oz will all come to life.

Fairy-tales and well-known nursery rhyme characters will also make an appearance.

That includes the likes of Jack and the Beanstalk and The Ugly Duckling.

Myths & Legends

Fans of Irish history won’t be disappointed as ancient Irish myths will be given a 21st century lease of life.

Event goers will be amazed with the stunning light portrayals of Tir na nOg, the Children of Lir and the Salmon of Knowledge.

As well as showcasing animals in literature, Wild Lights 2019 celebrates wildlife past and present with the Tree of Life.

This tree marks how critical conservation is in preventing more animal species becoming extinct.

And that's not all - there's plenty more attractions for visitors to enjoy.

As darkness falls, guests will be able to witness live Chinese performers.

They can also treat themselves to tasty treats from the various food stalls on site.

Opening times

Wild Lights will open to the public on Friday, 1st November running from 5pm-9pm until Sunday, 5th January.

Throughout November, they'll be open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening.

From 1st December until 5th January, opening times will be extended to seven days a week.

However, it's important to note that's excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St Stephen’s Day.

Tickets

Tickets went on sale on Friday, 20th September.

Admission will be €20 for adults and €15 for children.

However, if you're an annual pass holder then you can avail of a special rate of €18 euro for adults and €12 euro for children.

Children under the age of three go free once booked in advance online.

Grab your tickets here.


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