Special Events

*** This is a city event, Members must also pay Admission. ***

Wild Nights and Holiday Lights At the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary

December 4 & 5, 11 & 12, and 16-23
5-8 p.m.

(Note: schedule subject to change dependent on weather conditionsCelebrate the magic of the season and help support the amazing animals at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary!

Thousands of colorful lights illuminate the zoo's buildings, grounds, and animal exhibits, and lighted animal characters and decorations add charming touches. Santa visits each night to listen to holiday wishes, and zoo bear mascot Santa Paws is on hand to greet guests and pose for photo ops. Some of the zoo residents receive special treats during the event, and Zoo Docents answer questions and share fun stories and facts about the animals. Caroling groups and musicians fill the air with the cheery sounds of the season. Take a fun night ride on the "Starlight Express" miniature live steam train (tickets $4/person).

Admission: $5/person; ages under 2 are free

Parking is FREE!

Save time! CLICK HERE to purchase Holiday Lights tickets online.




The Friends of the Folsom Zoo presents

 Growl, Howl & Wine

September 17th, 2016; 6-9pm

Folsom Community Center - 52 Natoma St. 

Growl, Howl and Wine is a benefit for the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary with live music and unique auction items to raise funds to enhance the lives of our wildlife and the community programs that teach responsible behavior towards all animals.


With 500 attendees in 2015 this is your opportunity to become a sponsor of this premire community event.
Contact us for more information