Asian Lantern Festival

Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
3755 W. Seminole Blvd
Sanford, FL 32771

$20.00

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This November, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will transform at night into the Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild!

Experience the Zoo like you’ve never seen it before! See over 30 different, hand-constructed illuminated lanterns displayed around the Zoo on a 3/4 mile path. Celebrate the art, beauty and wonder of traditional Asian lantern festivals. Guests of all ages can enjoy this unique event. This event requires a separate ticket from normal Zoo admission. Tickets must be purchased online. Limited tickets are available per night.

The Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild is the only event in Central Florida celebrating the culture, art, and beauty of traditional lantern festivals celebrated throughout Asia for centuries. This inaugural event was created in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., an international event design and manufacturing company headquartered in Zigong, Sichuan, China. The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has been transformed into a dazzling evening experience featuring more than 30 larger-than-life illuminated sculptures depicting animals, plants, and traditional Chinese elements. In addition to the hand-made LED lit lanterns, festival attendees will get to enjoy local food and beverage options, live music, and authentic artisan crafts.

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