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Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium to host Asian Lantern Festival

PITTSBURGH — The Asian Lantern Festival at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is a new event for the facility that will be an evening experience to shine a light on conservation, community, and diversity.

Select nights from Saturday, August 14 through Saturday, October 30, the Zoo will illuminate the city with the glow of colossal, wildlife-themed, handcrafted lanterns.

As dusk settles in, the lanterns will begin to glow. Revelers will stroll the winding pathways of the Zoo, pausing to admire the beautiful lights, experience awe-inspiring entertainment, and discover the cultural diversity of our region.

The Asian Lantern Festival is a family-friendly nighttime event that requires a separate ticket from Zoo daytime admission.

Member pre-sale begins Thursday, July 1.

General ticketing begins Friday, July 8.