× Please plan to arrive no more than 15 minutes before your ticketed time. Carpooling is suggested and appreciated!

Bigger. Bolder. Brighter.

Winter Wonderlights 2021 is expanding to immerse Revolution Ridge, the GSC's 11-acre zoo expansion, in shimmering lights, brilliant colors, and joyful sounds of the season!


Dancing Fountains
Polar Pond
Snowball Surprise
Sweet Celebrations


Wild Walk
Starry Night
Forest of Light


Wintry Welcome
Festive Fun Zone
Treehouse Lights
Dino Disco


Carousel Dreams

In-Kind Sponsors

iHeart Media
Our State
City of Greensboro


Please plan to check in no more than 5 - 10 minutes before your scheduled time. This will create a more enjoyable time for all of our guests by minimizing wait times and maximizing views and experiences.
Yes, tickets can be purchased on site, but online purchases are strongly encouraged for a seamless and efficient check-in experience. Ticket sales end two hours before closing.
The following discounts are available:
• Groups of 15+ paying individuals receive our discounted group admission rate.
• GSC members receive discounted admission (please log in to receive discounted tickets). Reciprocal memberships cannot be used on Winter Wonderlights admission.
• Discount Days and Wild Wednesdays, noted on the calendar above, offer reduced rate Winter Wonderlights admission.
This is a rain or shine event. If the event is cancelled by the Greensboro Science Center due to extreme weather causing unsafe conditions, power outage, etc, an alternative date will be offered. Refunds will not be given. If you are unable to attend, please consider your admission a donation to the Greensboro Science Center.

This event is indoor/outdoor - with most of the event taking place outdoors. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Coat/umbrella checks are not available.

Animals will not be on exhibit during this event.
Outside food and drinks are not permitted. Food and drink will be available for purchase throughout the event.
On site food options include Meerkat Café food tents, featuring hot cocoa, apple cider and cookies.
Parking is available free of charge on a first come, first served basis.
Yes, please see a guest services associate to receive a hand stamp to show upon reentry.
We will continue to abide by all local and state mandates while following the best practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Our current guidelines can be found on the homepage of our website at www.greensboroscience.org. We will continue to update this information as the situation changes. Please check back regularly to see the most up-to-date guidelines.

Contact Us

Questions or comments? Email winterwonderlights@greensboroscience.org.