Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild by the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild by the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Asian Lantern Festival: Into The Wild

  • November 20, 2019–January 12, 2020*
  • Wednesday-Sunday
  • 6PM-10PM
  • *Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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What is the Asian Lantern Festival?

Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild is an event celebrating the culture, art, and beauty of traditional lantern festivals celebrated throughout Asia for centuries. Tianyu, an international event design and manufacturing company headquartered in Zigong, Sichuan, China, has partnered with attractions throughout the world to share this authentic Chinese event. This event will feature thirty larger-than-life LED lanterns, performances, special foods, and more.

Where is the Asian Lantern Festival being held?

The festival is being held at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens located at 3755 W. Seminole, Blvd, Sanford FL 32771. Get Directions!

What can you expect to see?

Over 30 Themed Lantern Displays

Unique Crafts and Artisans

Various Food Truck Vendors

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Pricing and Ticketing

Zoo Annual Pass Holders:

$15.50
Per Person

General Admission:

$18.50
Per Person

Special Ticket 4-Pack:

$50.00

Children 2 and Under:

Free
Ticket Still Required for Event Admission

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The Asian Lantern Festival is a separately ticketed event and is not included with regular Zoo admission. Tickets are non-refundable. Additional fees may apply for certain activities.

Accommodation Packages

Traveling to see the Asian Lantern Festival? Special hotel & event ticket packages are available through Historic Downtown Sanford Tours & Experiences!
Hotel Packages

Event Sponsorship

For event sponsorship please contact us at development@centralfloridazoo.org.

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