Wilstem Fall Light Show


Drive thru fall light show in Paoli, Indiana

Wilstem Wildlife Park continues drive thru lights experiences for fall family fun

The Drive thru fall light show is back at the Fall Festival of Lights at Wilstem Wildlife Park in Paoli. If you are not familiar, it is a drive thru light show to create a unique experience as you go through their wildlife park.  You get to do this all from the safety of your own car and it makes for a unique experience this fall. 

Dates for drive thru fall light show: September 24th, 25th, and October 1st-30th. The light show starts after dark. 

Drive thru fall light show You do have ticket options and we describe them below.

  1. Light show only
  2. Twilight Safari Drive Thru
  3. Twilight Wagon Tour

Description of drive thru fall light show options:

The light show only package does not include animals. It is $25 per vehicle. The second option, Twilight Safari Drive Thru is a per person rate: Adults – $25.00, Seniors (65+) – $23.00, Children (3-12) – $20.00, Ages 2 and under – FREE. You can pay $3 extra for feed or carrots. 

Drive thru fall light showIf you want something totally different and not in your car, the third option, Twilight Wagon Tour, might be for you. This price jumps up. You go on the Drive Thru Safari on a wagon you will see over 40 species of animals because you go off the normal path. They say you will get a more up close and personal experience with the animals. Adults – $39.00, Seniors (65+) – $37.00, Children (3-12) – $34.00, Ages 2 and under – FREE. Feed and carrots are included in this option. 

You will have to sign a waiver so do that before you go. 

This drive thru fall light showis an enhanced version of what they normally offer. If you are wondering about the fees, you can go to their website and see what the typical fee is for their drive thru animal experiences. We wrote about the daytime options last year when it opened June 2020, if you want to read more, click here or click the image below.  

It’s important to keep in mind that all ticket purchases are non-refundable! And, if you want to spend more time there or in the area, they also offer lodging. Click here to see that information. Cabins, lodges, houses!

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Here’s a list of some of the animals they have at their location. You will not be guaranteed to see all of these.

African Elephant
Asian Elephant
Black Sheep
Fallow Deer
Mini Donkey
Mini Zebu
Scottish Highland Cow
Texas Longhorn
Water Buffalo


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