At John Ball Zoo a tale of illuminating connections between wildlife and
wild places is ready to be told. The illuminating tale of how we are all
connected to each other, to the land, the water, the air, the trees, and all
animals big and small with the power to make a positive change in our world.
You are invited to take a journey through IllumiZoo – A Glenlore Tale at
John Ball Zoo.
IllumiZoo – A Glenlore Tale is a one-mile outdoor
nighttime journey through John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This magical
tale told through a display of colors and sounds will wind through the lower
and upper realms of the Zoo.
Guests should note that the pathway through the Zoo will be lighted with
sounds and changing lights and scenery but it is not a haunted trail
experience. IllumiZoo – A Glenlore Tale will take about
45-60 minutes to walk, depending on your pace. Children of all ages will
enjoy this attraction, as long as it isn’t past your bedtime.
The magical light show follows many of the same pathways that guests walk
during the daytime at John Ball Zoo so it is wheelchair as well as stroller
friendly. Masks are required of guests ages 5 and older who cannot maintain a
6’ distance between other guests. Also, the Zoo's animals will not be viewable
during this nighttime experience.