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Festival of Illumination, World of Lights

Presented by Zigong Lantern Group at Southwick's Zoo, Mendon MA

Festival of Illumination, World of Lights

Custom designed and produced specificallly for Southwick’s Zoo, the largest lights festival in the history of New England!

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

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Tickets are $30.00, however, there is a promotional period of $5.00 off, by ordering online now, reducing to $25.00 per ticket.  Please do this early.  You can also purchase tickets at the gate.  Please check the Southwick's Zoo website for information about seniors, children, etc.

Contact: 800-258-9182


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Additional time info:

Ribbon cutting and opening ceremony will be on  September 16, 2021.  Grand opening weekend will be September 16th-19th.  Promotional $5.00 off per ticket is available, if ordering online now.


Southwick's Zoo

2 Southwick St, Mendon, MA 01756


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Please check with Southwick's Zoo about the accessibility information.