UPDATE: Zoo lights display hoping to light back up for the rest of the season

It's approved for a December 8 test run, and that could open the door to more dates in 2020
Childrens Zoo

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln Children’s Zoo announced its holiday lights display is back, at this time for one day only, with modifications.

The Zoo Lights powered by LES has been approved to happen on December 8. The Health Department will be there during the event to make sure it’s safe and all modifications are in line with current directive health measures. That could open the door to more dates being opened, but at this time there are no tickets fo future dates on sale.

There will be no food or beverages served at the event. The train will not be running. If you purchased tickets for the train, you will be refunded.

All indoor spaces will be closed and you’ll have to wear a mask during your time at the zoo event. You will need to wait in your car until your scheduled time to go into the zoo.

If you have any questions about the Zoo Lights, you can look at their website or call (402) 475-6741.

November 17:

The Lincoln Children’s Zoo announced Tuesday it is canceling its holiday Zoo Lights display temporarily.

The zoo said in a Facebook post it must cancel the event to stay in accordance with the current directed health measure for Lancaster County.

The display is canceled from Nov. 27 through Dec. 7, which is the last day of the current DHM.

Zoo Lights is scheduled through Dec. 30.

The zoo said ticket payments will be automatically refunded via the method of purchase within two weeks.

“The health and safety of our community remains our utmost concern and we will continue to work in cooperation with the Health Department in the coming weeks,” the post said. “We will provide an update regarding the future of Zoo Lights Powered by LES as new information is provided from the Lancaster County Health Department. We thank you for your continued support of Lincoln Children’s Zoo.”
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