Upcoming Chinese Lantern Festivals

Southwick's Zoo

Southwick’s Zoo
Festival of Illumination
World of Lights
& Winter Wonderland Drive Thru Experience

Winter Wonderland Festival of Illumination

Mendon, MA
Conveniently located by

Start: November 26, 2021
End: January 2, 2022

Festival of Illumination

New England Festival of Illumination
"World of Lights"

Open Wednesday-Sunday
Closed Monday & Tuesday*
*Winter Wonderland will be open Tues 12/14, Mon 12/20, & Tues 12/21


Winter Wonderland admission is only available per vehicle. You do not need to purchase tickets per person.


Admission includes the Winter Wonderland and Festival of Illumination Drive-Thru and Santa’s Village.


Admission MUST be purchased online and will not be available at the door as we are limited to how many cars can visit each night.


Santa’s Village Hours*:
Weekdays: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Weekends: 5:30pm – 10:00pm


*Note: December 24th is the final day that Santa will be at Winter Wonderland and the Festival of Illumination


The Festival of Illumination is a must-see experience for guests of all ages; New England’s largest and premier lantern showcase! Travel the globe through the incredible artistry of handcrafted Chinese Lanterns and immerse yourself in the magical world of imagination and illumination. “A must-see Experience!” The largest holiday lights exhibition in the history of New England!


The Festival of Illumination “World of Lights” is a cultural and artistic expression like you have never experienced before. Travel the globe through the incredible artistry of handcrafted Chinese Lanterns and immerse yourself in the magical world of imagination and illumination.


We are getting ready to light up Boston, Providence, and Hartford, all at once! New England will enjoy the most spectacular zoo lights anyone has ever seen!

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Mendon, MA
Conveniently located by
Southwick’s Zoo, Festival of Illumination “World of Lights”

& Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Experience

Cowabunga Bay Logo

Cowabunga Bay
Water Park
Festival of Lanterns

Festival of Lanterns


Start: November 5, 2021
End: February 13, 2022
Festival of Lanterns Banner

The largest producer of illuminating lantern art, Zigong Lantern Group, has finally decided to prove a point in the lights capital of the world, LAS VEGAS, NV!

The largest, first, and only authentic Chinese Lantern Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada

Don’t miss out on this magical event, enchanted illuminations, delicious food and drink offerings, and unique Holiday experiences. The Festival of Lanterns is sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience for your entire family!

Food, Drinks, Activities & PERFORMANCE at 7:00 PM-7:30 PM each night during the festival, DO NOT MISS IT.

Cowabunga Bay Water Park Festival of Lanterns​

Ville de Béziers, Town of Beziers in FRANCE

Festival des Lanternes Béziers France

Location: Place Jean Jaures, 34500 Béziers

Start: July 2021
End: September 2021

Free Admission

Our first free admission Lantern Arts Exhibition in France. We partnered with the mayor of Beziers, France, to develop a custom-made design and large production of illuminated lantern art for this amazing city of France. It was our very first project after the covid-19 pandemic, and we were very excited to get this project off the ground. The town of Beziers, France, funded the entire project for the great citizens of this town, and we were very proud to be part of this amazing lights exhibition. The mayor has been very pleased with our quality, and we are delighted to have this amazing and successful cooperation together!

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Winter Illuminations

Doncaster, United Kingdom

Start: Mid November 2021
End: January 2022

Exact Dates and Ticket Link Coming Soon

Winter Illuminations

Winter Illuminations will be in the UK at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, for 2021, BIGGER and Better than last year.

Tickets are Now On Sale for Winter Illuminations

The Winter Illumination light and lantern trail are returning to Yorkshire Wildlife Park, with 4 enchanted worlds to journey through; it’s going to be bigger and better than last year, register now for great offers and to be the first to know when tickets go on sale.