The zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with brilliant light displays, festive décor and plenty of “oohs and aahs”! Celebrate the season with the whole family and plan a merry visit to the zoo to see winter hardy animals on exhibit, ride the carousel and much more.
ZooLights runs four weekends Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 29 - December 22 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm each night.
$6 General Public $5 Binder Park Zoo Member Please note, Wild Africa is not open for ZooLights.
Keeper Chat will take place at 6:30 pm during ZooLights.
Location and Dates below Nov 29- Snow Leopard Nov 30- Wolves Dec 1- R. Panda Dec 6- Snow Leopard Dec 7- Bears Dec 8- Wolf Dec 13- R. Panda Dec 14- Snow Leopard Dec 15- Bears Dec 20- Wolf Dec 21- Snow Leopard Dec 22- R. Panda A Moment of Magic will be in attendance at ZooLights on November 30, December 7 and 14 from 5-7 pm Kalamazoo Sound Builders - December 14th
The Tinsel Toes 5k, brought to you by Cereal City Athletics, is a family fun run that weaves through the beautiful Festival of Lights in Downtown Battle Creek. Our focus is on highlighting our beautiful downtown and bringing friends and family together for fitness and festive fun. All proceeds from the event benefit Girls on the Run of Calhoun County. Registration closes at midnight on December 12th. There will be day of registration available at packet pick-up on Saturday, December 14 from 4-5:15 pm at Full Blast. Participants who register the day of the event will not be guaranteed shirts (they will be available on a first come, first serve basis).