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Glow Wild Lantern Festival ​2023

November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

GLOW WILD returns to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo! Journey through a wonderland of illuminated larger-than-life lanterns inspired by our wild world. Back by popular demand, this illuminating festival of lights is coming back for its second year! Join us every Thursday – Sunday from September 14- December 2 from 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. The festival will showcase more than 35 large-scale illuminated displays, featuring hundreds of beautiful individual and interactive lanterns.

Spanning the width and breadth of Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s 30 acres, guests are invited to walk through glowing corridors. Displays of flora and fauna will light up the night sky, dazzling guests of all ages! The Glow Wild Lantern Festival 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 in advance and 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
  • Children (11 and under) are $20
  • Children age 2 and under and adults age 76 and older are free

​Wheelchairs and strollers will be available to rent on a first come first serve basis. 


November 2
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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