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Now Closed

A breath-taking world of over a million dazzling holiday lights and enchanting festival lanterns.

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Thank you to all for an amazing 2022 festival.

Winter Wonderland and the Festival of Illumination are now closed.

"Beautiful!   You have to see it to truly experience the magic”   Kayla M.

"Such a joyful experience! The artistry was nothing I'd seen before!  Beautiful!"  Crystal R.

"Absolutely beautiful at night; like a different world, just amazing!   I think it's a family must-do this season.” Christine G.

Two great events together at Southwick's Zoo, Winter Wonderland and the Festival of Illumination, creating a breathtaking holiday spectacular for all ages.
Be immersed in the breathtaking world of over a million dazzling holiday lights and enchanting festival lanterns, showcasing fairytales, legends, and myths through the incredible handcrafted displays.  Take a train ride through the Magical Holiday Forest where you may spot a fallow deer or the Grinch himself!  Enjoy live entertainment including acrobat shows at the Cirque de Lumination tent.  Visit Artisans Lane and warm up by the firepits while enjoying s’mores, hot toddies, and more from our special menu at the Kringle Cafe and Bakery.  Visit with Santa beginning November 25th through to December 24th. 
Southwick's Zoo
New England's Largest Zoological Experience


Located in the heart of the Blackstone Valley, Southwick’s Zoo is situated on over 200 acres, and is home to over 850 animals featuring more than 160 varied species, many of which are endangered.   Family owned and operated, the Zoo is proud to be a favorite New England destination for over 50 years, and strives to provide a memorable experience for guests of all ages. 

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