Brighten your holiday season with a trip to the Detroit Zoo! They’ll be lighting up the nights again this holiday season with Wild Lights! You can view the spectacular light display of over five million LED lights for 24 nights in November and December. The bright and festive lights will illuminate trees, buildings, and more than 230 animal sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo.
New features for this year include nearly 600 light tubes that sway to music, an Antarctic-themed projection on the Polk Penguin Conservation Center, and a bug display.
Want to preview the magic of the Detroit Zoo’s winter illumination? Check out our video before you go:
There are so many wonderful and festive ways to celebrate the holiday season in and around Oakland County. Whether you’re looking for tree lightings, parades, festivals, holiday lights, performances or craft shows, you’ll find tons of holiday cheer to be had with your family and friends. Continue reading
Operation Good Cheer was started in 1971 by Child & Family Services of Michigan, Inc. to make a difference in the lives of children who reside in foster care. The program is entirely volunteer based with donor groups and individuals generously giving their time and money to purchasing, wrapping and transporting gifts across the state. Through the years the program has provided more than 87,000 children and youth gifts for Christmas. Continue reading
The Detroit Zoo Wild Lights are back in Oakland County. Experience the magic of the zoo in winter with more than five million LED lights illuminating the buildings, trees, and animal sculptures throughout the park. Continue reading
Meadow Brook Hall is a well-known Historic staple in Oakland County. Once the home of Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, Alfred Wilson, it now hosts parties, events and walking tours. The 110-room Tudor-revival style mansion is decorated for the Holidays so that every inch sparkles and twinkles with excitement for visitors. Continue reading