BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Sept 14, 2022— Beginning September 15 and continuing through November 27, “Glow Wild,” a brilliant, illuminated Lantern Festival will be held at the Zoo Thursday through Sunday evenings. As a continuation of the Zoo’s yearlong 100th birthday celebration, the Zoo will host a larger-than-life Lantern Festival inspired by our wild world. This incredible evening festival will showcase more than 35 large scale illuminated sculptures that will amaze guests of all ages.
The Glow Wild Lantern Festival is a first for Connecticut, and is designed for everyone to enjoy, whether a family outing, romantic date, or coworker get together. The festival will run from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Timed tickets should be purchased online at beardsleyzoo.org in advance, offered in half hour increments. A small number of tickets may be available at the door, depending upon Zoo capacity.
Adult tickets (ages 12 +) are $22., and Children (11 and under) are $20. Children under three and adults over 75 are free. Wheelchairs and strollers will be available to rent.
WHAT: Press Preview of the Glow Wild Lantern Festival. More than 42 colorful lit displays with an opportunity to walk the grounds the night before the event begins.
WHEN: Weds, September 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo 1875 Noble Avenue Bridgeport CT
WHO: Hosted by Gregg Dancho, Director, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
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