Edinburgh Zoo Christmas Lights 2021


Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo! A spectacular light trail will take you on a journey to discover the magic of Christmas spirit and Santa’s time at the zoo.

From Friday 19 November until Sunday 2 January, you can glow around the route with projections, twinkling fairy lights and much more. Designed for limited visitor numbers with a wide range of safety measures in place, Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights are sure to light up your winter. And HASSRA Members can get 5% off the cost of entry!

Entry slots are available every 15 minutes from 4.45pm with the last available entry time at 7.30pm for a 9pm finish. Please book online in advance to secure your preferred date and time.

Edinburgh Zoo Xmas Lights

How to Purchase Tickets

Tickets must be booked in advance on Eventbrite in order to manage capacity. To book your tickets, please follow the below instructions:

  1. Select your preferred date on the Edinburgh Zoo website, which will lead you through to the Eventbrite booking page.
  2. Select your preferred time.
  3. Enter "CNBronze5 " on ‘enter promo code’ at the top of the ticket type box, then click ‘apply’.

Please note, 10 December is an adult only evening.

If you decide to go, don't forget to share your photos with us on social media.

To submit a story, just email the HASSRA Scotland Webpage mailbox with details of what the story is about, and any photos you have.