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Welcome to our Detroit Zoo online eTicket store where you can buy discounted admission for your group of 20 or more!

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Polk Penguin Conservation Center
The Penguinarium is permanently closed. Visit the macaronis, rockhoppers, kings and gentoos in the Polk Penguin Conservation Center - now open!

The Polk Penguin Conservation Center is free with Detroit Zoo admission; however, to ensure an enjoyable experience for all guests, timed-entry passes are required during the weekends. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at main admissions on the day of your visit.
 
Hours of Operation
Open 362 Days a Year
(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day)
October 1-December 31: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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WILD LIGHTS INFORMATION
Wild Lights is held rain, snow or shine. Please come dressed for the weather and for walking outside. Please be advised that lines at the admission gates may be very long when the event opens at 5:30 p.m. Gates close at 9 p.m.

The Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Edward Mardigian Sr. River Otter Habitat and Jane and Frank Warchol Beaver Habitat will be open during Wild Lights; the remainder of the animal habitats and buildings will be closed, including the Polk Penguin Conservation Center.
 
CHAPERONE POLICY
Youth organizations receiving discounted admission rates must provide one adult (18+ years old) chaperone per ten (10) students, and chaperones must stay with students at all times regardless of age. Students found without a chaperone will be held in the Security Office.
 
GROUP 20+ GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET
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In order to receive a group discount, you MUST purchase 20 or more tickets in your shopping cart. Tickets are valid for general admission only and do not include vouchers for rides or attractions. Parking not included.

Prices and operating schedule are subject to change without notice. Offer not valid for special or evening events and cannot be combined with other promotions. Tickets are non-refundable. Offer valid through December 31, 2016.

Group Adult- General Admission
Regular Price: $14.00
Group Price: $12.00
Valid for an Adult ages 15 to 61 yrs.

Group Child-General Admission
Regular Price: $10.00
Group Price: $8.00
Valid for a Child ages 2 to 14 yrs.

Group Senior- General Admission
Regular Price: $10.00
Group Price: $8.00
Valid for a Senior ages 62+ yrs.

Child Under 2 General Admission Ticket
Regular Price: $0.00
Group Price: $0.00
FREE General Admission to the Zoo for a child ages 2 and under. IMPORTANT! In order for you to receive the GROUP OF 20 discounted price, you MUST have a combined total of 20 adult, child and/or senior admission tickets (NOT including FREE child under 2 yrs.), in your shopping cart.
 
DINING IN THE ZOO MEAL VOUCHER
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This meal voucher is redeemable for any entree basket and large souvenir beverage. Entree baskets include your choice of cheeseburger, chicken sandwich, chicken tenders, jumbo hot dog, slice of pizza, vegetarian burger or two Coney dogs (American Coney Island only) and house-made chips. Tax included.

'Dining in the Zoo' Meal Voucher
Price: $11.50
Valid at the Arctic Cafe, Safari Grill (closed Monday-Thursday; open Friday-Sunday through October 23) and American Coney Island (closed Monday-Thursday; open Friday-Sunday through October 23). Valid any day through 2016. Offer good during regular Zoo hours only.

 
BUS AND MOTORCOACH PARKING

Bus Parking
Price: $12.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking in one of the designated Zoo parking lots.

 
AUTOMOBILE / VAN PARKING

Parking
Price: $6.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking for a car/van in one of the designated Zoo parking lots.

 
Wild Lights Groups of 20 or More
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More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and animal sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo. Live entertainment, arts and crafts, ice carving and the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit will add to the festivities on select nights.
Rudolph 4D, Carousel rides and photos with Santa Claus will be available for purchase..

Parking not included. Parking is $6 per car/van and $12 per bus/ motor coach for all members and non-members. Wild Lights is held regardless of the weather. Wild Lights will be open 5:30 to 9 p.m. No refunds or exchanges. Offer expires December 30, 2016.

Wild Lights Admission
Regular Price: $10.00
Group Price: $9.00
Admission valid for one Adult (15-61 yrs.), Child (2-14 yrs.) or Senior (62+ yrs.) Children under 2 are FREE!

 
Wild Lights Parking

Wild Lights Parking Voucher
Price: $6.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking for a car/van in one of the designated Zoo parking lots. Valid any night of Wild Lights through December 31, 2016.

Wild Lights Bus Parking Voucher
Price: $12.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking for a bus in one of the designated Zoo parking lots. Valid any night of Wild Lights through December 31, 2016.

 
TICKETS IN MULTIPLE CATEGORIES
If you are purchasing a total of 20 or more tickets,

but need to purchase them in multiple product categories,

please call Jenise E. Collins at (248)336-5841.