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: Chicago Weather: A Sunny Start Friday
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: Two Women Who Told CBS 2 About Agonizing Waits With IDES Now Have Unemployment Benefits, And Tips If You're Still Waiting
Tickets will be $5 per person and will be available on Oct. 1. Tickets for members will go on sale Sept. 24.MORE NEWS: Variety Magazine Reports Lollapalooza Has Green Light To Return This Year; City Says Nothing Is Confirmed Now
Officials said five nights of ZooLights will remain free for the public to attend.