Five Sisters Zoo Christmas Illuminations.

  • 01 December 2021 - 23 December 2021
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from Wednesday | £2.00 - £16.95 per person + booking fee
  • Gavieside, West Calder EH55 8PT

Start the festive countdown with Five Sisters Zoo on a magical light trail!

Five Sisters Zoo Illuminations Logo

This Christmas, Five Sisters Zoo will be opening their doors again after dark to welcome you on a festive illuminated trial around the zoo.

Enjoy toasted marshmallows around the fire pit, sip on hot chocolate or mulled wine while you stroll around a fairyland of twinkling lights.

Running every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from Wednesday 1st – Thursday 23rd December, all tickets must be pre-booked online.

This event is outdoors and some areas of the park can get very muddy, therefore visitors should dress weather appropriate with sturdy footwear.

The lions, wolves and snow leopards will be out during the evening as will the nocturnal animals, however there is no guarantee that you will see all of them on the night you visit.  Many animals can still be viewed in their indoor areas.  If it is only the animals you wish to see, it is recommended that you visit the zoo during the day.

Keep an eye open for a jolly man in a red suit as Santa will walking around the illuminations! Visitors should note that it is not possible to go in for gifts due to the current social distancing in place.

Weather permitting, the children’s rides will be open - tokens should be purchased from the token booth in the picnic area.

Mulled wine, hot cider, baileys hot chocolate and a variety of non-alcoholic drinks will be available to buy from the zoo’s new heated bar area, located in the centre of the zoo.


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