Columbus Zoo's Wildlights Display Sees Record Herd Of Visitors


A record number of visitors flocked to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to see the Wildlights display over the weekend.

On Saturday, nearly 30,000 people visited the zoo-an unprecedented number.

Traffic stretched through the area, some backups reached from Riverside Drive to Emerald Parkway, about five miles.

The exhibit will remain open through Jan. 1. Hours are Sunday-Thursday from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Hours are 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

The show will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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