Event starts at 10 a.m. with the annual Christmas Market opening at 11 a.m.
Wild Lights' visitors can expect animal-themed displays throughout the zoo, including Starry Safari and Jungle Bell Rock.
Visitors can make a 1-mile loop around the decorated park, which takes roughly 20 to 30 minutes.
The month-long festival features characters and festivities from around the world.
The garden illuminates the sprawling landscape and historic buildings though Jan. 8.
Guests can interact with "Polar Express" characters and with Santa Claus in festively decorated tents.
For a few weeks, the park becomes into a winter extravaganza with adventures, live entertainment and seasonal treats.
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