Holiday Luminary Walk

Welcome the 2018 Holiday Season

Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2 | 6pm to 8:30pm Each Day

Stroll through Sunset Zoo's animal trails and take in the splendor of the holiday season and winter at Sunset Zoo. Follow a trail of luminary lights through the winding paths down to the heart of the Zoo. Enjoy the warm fire in the Pavilion. Sip on hot chocolate and enjoy a holiday treat. Listen to holiday music and join in the caroling. Get your cameras and wish lists ready to meet Santa Claus in the Nature Exploration Center!

Non-FOSZ Member Admission Rates

  • Non-FOSZ Adult - $8 
  • Non- FOSZ Child - $6 
  • Children 2 and Under - Free

FOSZ Member Admission Rates

  • FOSZ Adult - $6 
  • FOSZ Child - $4 
  • Children 2 and Under - Free

Santa Claus

He's making his list and checking it twice! Santa Clause will be in the Nature Exploration Center to hear wish lists and take pictures through both event days. There will not be a professional photographer available. Guests will be able to take their own photos with Santa Clause.


Parking is available in the Zoo's main lot and the grass field to the side of the zoo. Community members can also park in Manhattan High School's lot, located at the corner of Oak and Westwood. It's a busy weekend, so please drive slowly and carefully.

The Holiday Luminary Walk is held rain or shine. No ticket refunds due to weather. NOTE: FOSZ members must purchase tickets in person to receive ticket discount. 

Food and Beverages 

Hot chocolate will be available in the pavilion, as will cookies and donuts. The Zoo's Expedition Cafe will have a limited menu open each night as well. 


Presenting Sponsor
Bank of the Flint Hills

Sustaining Sponsor
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