Electric Safari - Non-Member

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Friday December 6

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5:30 PM  –  8:30 PM

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Celebrate holiday lights and cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle.

For more details about Electric Safari, CLICK HERE.


December 6-8, 13-23, 25- January 1

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Member Early Entry Hour.  (Non-members are allowed to enter at 4:30 p.m. only if accompanied by a Zoo member.)

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – with last admission at 7:30 p.m.

NEW THIS YEAR: Members do not need to get a ticket in advance.  Just validate your membership at the front gate when you arrive.

Non-Zoo members: Purchase your tickets now for the advance online price.  Online advanced pricing ends at 3 p.m. on the day of the event.  After that, tickets will be available at the gate.  Ticket prices increase by $2 per ticket at the gate.  Online advanced pricing is NOT available for day-of tickets at the gate.


Online Advance Ticket Prices ($2 off regular price):

Available until 3 p.m. on event day. 

Your online advance-sale discount of $2 will be applied on the shopping cart page.

  • Adult (ages 12-64): $12.75
  • Child (ages 3-11): $8.75
  • Military Adult: $9.75**
  • Military Child: $5.75**
  • Senior (age 65+): $10.75***
  • Ages 2 and under: 75¢

Follow the instructions below for eligible discounts.  Discounted tickets will not be honored at the gate without proper identification.  Only Electric Safari discounts accepted.  No other passes or coupons will be applicable for a discount during the event.

**Military discount is offered to all active duty, veteran and retired military personnel, and their dependents living in the same household. You must show your valid military ID at the gate to validate your discounted military tickets to Electric Safari. We will accept the following:

  • A valid military / retired military ID
  • A copy of your DD214
  • Your state driver’s license printed with veteran indicator or military identifier
  • Your ID issued by the VA, VFW or American Legion


***Seniors must bring valid ID showing their age of 65+ to validate their discounted senior tickets at the gate.

PARKING: On-site parking is limited and is not guaranteed with advance ticket purchase.  It the Zoo’s parking lot is full, follow the signs to our free off-site shuttle parking lot.


REFUND POLICY:  Online tickets can be refunded or exchanged up to two weeks prior to the ticketed event date.  (For example, tickets purchased for Dec. 20 can be refunded through Dec. 6 only.)



*By purchasing a ticket, you agree to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo using your likeness on Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's website or promotional postings, including social media, advertising and event calendars.