The Denver Zoo in The United States of America is a historic wildlife preservation hub that has a fairy tale like beginning in the year 1896 with the arrival of a black bear gifted by the then mayor of Denver. Today, this zoo is a treat for the kids and grown ups alike with a marvellous collection of animals. There are some 3,500 animals in the zoo in present times which makes almost 650 species. A perfect urban holidaying destination, the Denver Zoo houses rare species like the black rhino, coral reef fish, amur leopard and many more. So when this iconic zoo plays host to an event, it definitely makes it count. The Wild Lights festival is one of the many festivals organized in the premises of this 35 acre zoo in a calender year. But what makes it stand out is the fact that it coincides with the Christmas and the New Year celebrations. During the festival of Wild Lights, the whole zoo is decorated as a fancy wonderland with the snowy winter providing the perfect background. This festival is out an out a family gala where you can come with your kids and parents to enjoy the weather and have some real fun family outing. As a traveller, you can stroll along the illuminated paths in the zoo and enjoy several holiday entertainment, some music corners, warming stations and different type of food and drinks. This is a fine way to celebrate your Christmas and new year.