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Safari of Lights is taking a hiatus for the 2023 season. Check back next year.

Corporate and Holiday Parties

Feeling extra nice this year? Show your employees how much you care about them by gifting them an experience that will be talked about long after the holidays.


Buyout a night of the event exclusively for your employees where the entire light show can be a private experience for them and their families! Another option is to give gift cards or tickets to this event. 


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We know how hard it can be to get the kids off of their phones and into reality these days which is why we have strategically created this Christmas light show drive-thru to be an experience, and not just something to “drive-by”. With the option to purchase popcorn and hot chocolate, the only reason your kids will want to use their phones will be to take photos of the tallest illuminated Christmas tree in town.


With 2021 being the first year of the annual Safari of Lights event, it’s never too late to make this holiday season the first of many where you see the astonishing lights of Tanganyika Wildlife Park. In addition to witnessing these stunning lights at the zoo, you can also join in on collecting the Safari of Lights bumper sticker each year! *While supplies last. Each year the design will be different, giving you something to remember your night by forever and for each year to come.

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As a kid, you drove around looking at Christmas lights in Wichita with your family. You might even remember back when seatbelts weren’t mandatory and you could climb over your siblings in the car to see out their window too. Why not keep the tradition going (with seat belts, of course) – and bring it to Tanganyika for the longest light show in town?! With nearly an entire mile of illumination, our show will certainly need to be on your list for this year.

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Volunteer Opportunities

As we’re getting ready for this exciting new event that requires 40,000 zip ties to tie, nearly 100,000 light bulbs to light, and a TON of other things to do – we need your help!


If you or a group are  looking for a volunteer project before, during, or after Safari of Lights we’d love to hear from you. This is a perfect service opportunity for scouts, youth groups, clubs, corporate teams, or any group of people simply looking to give back this holiday season!


Location and directions

Located right outside of Wichita, this is the perfect place to not only light up the night with an overwhelming amount of well-lit animal displays but a great place to see the stars if you have a sunroof. The quiet, safe neighborhood makes for the perfect spot to bring your family Christmas light tradition.


*Entry will be through our service entrance on 183rd St. You will only be able to enter using the Southbound lane coming from Maple St. therefore, we recommend those using Kellogg to go north on 167th St. to Maple and then continue West.


Please see our entrance map:

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