CHICAGO (CBS)– ZooLights will return to Lincoln Park Zoo in November, but tickets will be required for the first time in decades.
“Due to financial challenges presented by the pandemic, the zoo has made the difficult decision, after more than 20 years, to return to ZooLights being a ticketed event,” Zoo officials announced in a press release Thursday.READ MORE: 2 Killed, 5 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
Lincoln Park Zoo’s 26th annual ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ returns this November! Due to financial challenges presented by the pandemic, the zoo has made the difficult decision to return to ZooLights being a ticketed event. For more info: https://t.co/tM1rYvNbGa
— Lincoln Park Zoo (@lincolnparkzoo) September 17, 2020READ MORE: Celebrating Black History Makers: Liz Abunaw Is Working To Conquer Food Inequality With Forty Acres Fresh Market
Tickets will be $5 per person and will be available on Oct. 1. Tickets for members will go on sale Sept. 24.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Rounding Out The Warmest Weekend Of The Winter
Officials said five nights of ZooLights will remain free for the public to attend.