If Christmas, cocktails, music, and zoos are all things you enjoy separately there's a chance to combine them all. It sounds like it will be a jolly good time.

Oh, and even though we love our kids, they're not invited to this party.

Seriously, it is absolutely a 21+ nighttime party.

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It may be a little chilly in Wisconsin in early December but if you're dressed appropriately you're sure to have a good time.

Milwaukee Zoo is hosting Wild Lights which will feature over a million twinkling lights, animal-themed displays, and entertainment for us adults.


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The glow of Wild Lights will be enhanced with hundreds of luminarias, warm up at the firepit with a cocktail & music, and enjoy live ice-carving demonstrations. Test your knowledge at holiday trivia!

Guests can expect festive holiday-themed food and drinks available for purchase, including winter craft beers, wine, and spiked hot chocolate. (Ummmmm, yes, please!)

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The price for tickets, which you need to purchase ahead of time, won't put a dent in your holiday shopping budget, it's only $20. To add more holiday spirit, all the money from admission will directly support the animals at the zoo.

That $20, by the way, includes parking, which is a major plus.

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Will you need a face mask for this event? No, it's completely outdoors and, according to their rules, masks are only required indoors.

This might be a good time to inform you that this is solely an outdoor experience. For their safety and well-being, animals will not be viewable during this special event.

It happens Thursday, December 9, from 5:30-9:30. Buy your tickets here.

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