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Wild Lights Food & Drink (2024)

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Try our NEW Crab Rangoon Burger, savory Asian Street Fries and Spring Rolls with a delicious sweet ginger soy sauce. Zoo favorites like pretzels, popcorn, ICEE, Dole Whip, and Dippin’ Dots will be available throughout the festival. Guests 21+ can also enjoy one of our handcrafted, specialty cocktails including the popular Asian Pear Sangria or the NEW Spiked Spiced Chai.

Wild Lights Featured Menu

  • Crab Rangoon Burger: Black Angus smashed patty, topped with a fried Rangoon, Asian slaw and grilled pineapple duck sauce
  • Spring Rolls: Served with sweet ginger soy dipping sauce
  • Asian Street Fries: French fries topped with Chinese shredded pork, hoisin BBQ, green onion and mixed sesame seeds
  • Asian Pear Sangria: White wine, vodka and brandy mixed with Asian pear and apple
  • Spiked Spiced Chai: Bourbon with sweet and aromatic spiced tea

Stands begin closing at 9:30 p.m. 

Food locations and availability are subject to change. Specialty menu items are only available for purchase during Wild Lights evenings.

Kentucky Canteen — at the Zoo entrance

  • Specialty Items: Asian Pear Sangria & Spiked Spiced Chai
  • Zoo Favorites: Dippin’ Dots, ICEE, pretzels, popcorn, cotton candy, Pepsi products, a selection of beers and NEW margaritas

Dragon Shack — near the Conservation Carousel

  • Specialty Items: Asian Pear Sangria & Spiked Spiced Chai
  • Zoo Favorites: Pretzels, popcorn, Pepsi products, a selection of beers and NEW margaritas

Bomassa Soft Serve — across from the African Outpost

  • Specialty Items: Asian Pear Sangria & Spiked Spiced Chai
  • Zoo Favorites: Soft serve and waffle cones, frozen wine, ICEE, pretzels, popcorn, cotton candy, a selection of beers and NEW margaritas

Gorilla Dippin’ Dots — near Tiger Taiga

  • Zoo Favorites: Dippin’ Dots and sundaes

Wild Burger — near Splash Park

  • Specialty Items: Crab Rangoon Burger, Asian Street Fries, Spring Rolls,  Asian Pear Sangria & Spiked Spiced Chai
  • Zoo Favorites: Chicken tenders, burgers, Pepsi products, frozen bourbon & cola, a selection of beers and NEW margaritas

Kooka Coolers — near Splash Park

  • Zoo Favorites: Dole whip, soft serve and waffle cones,  ICEE, pretzels, popcorn, cotton candy, and Pepsi products

Lakeside — near Performance Stage and lake

  • Zoo Favorites: Deep-fried Oreos, deep-fried PB&J, funnel cakes, ICEE, Pepsi products, frozen bourbon & cola, a selection of beers and NEW margaritas

Stands begin closing at 9:30 p.m. Food locations and availability are subject to change.

TICKET PRICES

Member Tickets starting from $16
Non-Member Tickets starting from $18
4 Pack Member Tickets starting at $60
(BEST VALUE!)
4 Pack Non-Member Tickets starting from $70
Limited Anytime Tickets at $26

All guests, including members, must pay a $7 parking fee.
Wild Lights is a rain or shine event.
No refunds, rain checks or exchanges are available for this important fundraiser.
Wild Lights features elements that can be photosensitive. Guests who are prone to seizures or have light sensitivity should be aware.
Animals will not typically be on exhibit in the evenings so they can rest and maintain their regular schedule.

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