Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari begins next month

It's the only place in Birmingham where it snows every night.

Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari will begin Friday, December 6. Visitors can take a stroll through a million lights. The zoo will be transformed into a winter wonderland. New this year, the Zoo will host a tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m.,nightly, near the Wildlife Stage with a tree reaching nearly 30 feet tall. Visitors will have a chance to see animal demonstrations, take a spin on the Jingle Bell carousel, ride the Candy Cane train, enjoy the holiday hayride and much more.

Photos with Santa will be available each night until December 23rd. Miss Alabama 2013, Chandler Champion, will make an appearance on December 14th from 6-8 p.m.{} Wells Fargo Zoolight Safari will continue throughout the month of December on December 6-8, 13-15, 18-23, and 26-31 from 5p.m to 9 p.m. Admission is free every night of the event for Birmingham Zoo members and $8(plus tax) for non-members. Some attractions require tickets. Individual attraction tickets are $3.50 (plus tax), or visitors can purchase an unlimited attraction wristband for $9.50. Animal exhibits will be closed during Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari.

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