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LumiNight Lantern Festival at Alameda County Fairgrounds

Welcome to the wonderful world of LumiNight: a walking safari through scenes from our magical planet revealed by immersive life-sized, and larger-than-life lantern sculptures created by Chinese artisans. More than your average Chinese lantern festival, LumiNight brings you One World. A Million Lights. A unique celebration of our planet’s most treasured wonders, wildlife, and nature that includes a Forest of a Million Lights, dinosaurs, Chinese Zodiac animals, the Great Barrier Reef, the story of Noah’s Ark, and animals both extinct and endangered.

LumiNight Lantern Festival | Alameda County Fairgrounds

Hundreds of large- scale internally lit creatures act as guides through the festival of lights that dazzle and kindle the imagination. The layout is accompanied by an educational, interactive app and spans 8 acres and will make you feel as if you are up close with the wildlife first-hand. The awe-inspiring night out is infused with an educational messages for all ages. The LumiNight Lantern Festival is a beautiful and wholesome way to honor wildlife and reminds us all that we have a responsibility to do our best on behalf of every animal on Earth. This is more than just a festival, but a reintroduction to the majesty of wildlife through art, awe, illumination.

Opens November 29th and runs Wednesdays through Sundays until February 2nd.

Tickets

$18-$26 Parking $10   Discount Tickets: Available at Groupon

Special Attractions & Add Ons

  • App- $4 (free if ticket is purchased in advance).  The companion app is packed with all kinds of educational stories and content that bring the festival to life on your phone through Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Train Ride – $5
  • Petting Zoo – $6
  • Pony Rides – $8
  • Amusement Park Rides – $12 (Unlimited Rides)

Holiday Packages (Friday – Sunday ONLY)

Adult Tiger Holiday Package $39
The Tiger Holiday Package opens the door to LumiNight admission on any Friday, Saturday or Sunday that LumiNight is open, and gives adults 17 and over full access to LumiNight’s custom interactive app, one magical train ride, one welcoming entrance to get up close to the animals at the Petting Zoo, $5 off any item at the exclusive LumiNight gift shop, and unlimited rides in LumiNight’s one-of-a-kind amusement area. Represents a $19 SAVINGS!

Tiger Club Holiday Package $29
With the Tiger Club Holiday Package, kids 16 or younger receive admission on any Friday, Saturday or Sunday that LumiNight is open, full access to LumiNight’s custom interactive app, one welcoming entrance to get up and close with the animals of the Petting Zoo OR an exploration of LumiNight with one pony ride, $5 off any item at the exclusive LumiNight gift shop, and unlimited rides in LumiNight’s one-of-a-kind amusement area. Represents a $22 SAVINGS!

Hours

5pm – 10pm Weds, Thurs, Sun; 5pm – 11pm Fri, Sat, and Holidays
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Special Holiday Schedule

Open December 23 through January 5
5pm – 11pm Friday, Saturday, Christmas and New Year’s Day
5pm – 10pm Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through January 5
5pm – 11pm Friday, Saturday, Christmas and New Year’s Day
5pm – 10pm Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

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