The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Escape to our eleven fantastical worlds, each different from the last, that will take you on an illuminating adventure like no other! Be immersed in this magical and uniquely Chester Zoo evening event that’s inspired by some of our favourite festive family tales, giving you the chance to see the zoo in a whole new light.

More info can be found in our frequently asked questions here.

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= Adult £16.00, Child £13.50
= Adult £18.50, Child £16.00

Your tickets are valid on 3rd December 2020 only.

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The Lanterns - Adult
The Lanterns - Child (age 3-17)
The Lanterns - 2 And Under
The Lanterns - Carer

Terms & Conditions

  • The Lanterns tickets do not include day admission to the zoo.
  • Children aged 2 and under enter free of charge.
  • Visitors under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • Our full terms and conditions can be found here
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    As a registered conservation and education charity we help protect endangered animals in the UK and around the world.

    Please consider adding a small donation to your order as this allows us to claim Gift Aid.

    It means we receive an extra 25p for every pound you spend, at no extra cost to you and it makes a huge difference for us and our animals.