Lanterns and Light at Chester Zoo 2024

Returning for 2024, get ready to experience the magic of Lanterns and Light at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo, Chester
Nov 15, 2024Jan 1, 2025

This winter, Lanterns and Light returns with an illuminated trail of spectacular scenes and breathtaking displays that will leave you full of festivity at Chester Zoo.

Creating lasting memories on a Christmas light trail like no other. Journey through vibrant lands where orangutans, elephants, and lions roam. Explore a glowing tunnel of lights, fill up on festive treats at the Christmas food markets, and even come face-to-face with Father Christmas himself along the trail.

Chester Zoo are partnering with Sony Music for the second year to bring you a trail even more unforgettable than before! This year, get read to discover a winter trail that promises to be better than ever. The new and improved trail is longer and filled with even more much-loved puppet animals.


Discover how we manage the environmental impact of our light trails.

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