presented by BECU

November 12, 2021 – January 30, 2022



Closed for the Season

Jaguar in a jungle lantern scene

Thank you for your support in making our WildLanterns season a success!

We hope that you were able to visit and make lasting memories with your family and friends.

For more information about face coverings, medical accommodations and other safety protocols, see the WildLanterns FAQ.




An immersive experience featuring large scale animal and nature scape lanterns representing wild places from around the globe!

Explore the zoo like never before with a brand-new lantern festival unlike any in the Northwest! WildLanterns presented by BECU offers a larger-than-life, immersive experience that will “wow” anyone, no matter their age!




Shop the ZooStore

The West ZooStore will be open during WildLanterns.


Zoomazium will be closed during WildLanterns.

Corporate Events

Please send your event information to brambleandwoodevents@zoo.org for information on how we can assist you with your holiday festivities!

Food Options

Outdoor food service and grab-and-go options are available during WildLanterns.

Festive sweet and savory treats will be available for purchase at several locations around the zoo, including the Pizza Corner at 1899 Grove and at Gather and Graze where covered seating will be provided. Food kiosks will also be dispersed throughout the pathways including in West Plaza and near the historic Carousel. The inside of 1899 Grove and the Briar Oak barn, by the North Meadow, will be closed during WildLanterns.





Our Mission

Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

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