Chinese Lantern Festival: The Wild at Huntsville Botanical Gardens

Add this to your Spring Break Bucket List! It looks AH-Mazing!!

It’s the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s biggest exhibit to date! Boasting more than 1,000 illuminated lantern displays of wildlife from around the world (and dinosaurs!), this festival offers a stunning visual exhibition of Chinese art and culture.

Other Festival activities will include:

Live Kung Fu performances at 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm
Chinese shadow puppetry performances at 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm
A marketplace featuring authentic Chinese folk arts and crafts

The Lantern Festival features:

800+ illuminated Lanterns
112 Acres of Huntsville Botanical Garden Utilized
17 Magical Vignettes scattered throughout the Garden
5 Nights a Week from Wednesday – Sunday starting  March 20 – May 19
4 Shows a night featuring live Kung Fu and Chinese shadow puppetry
1 Magical Experience you won’t forget!

Daytime Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Evening Hours (Wednesday – Sunday Only):
Gates open at 5:30 pm with last admission taken at 9:00 pm

The festival begins March 20, 2019 and will be there through May 19, 2019. It will feature over 1000 vividly radiant lanterns, live Kung Fu performances, Shadow Play puppet shows and a Chinese Folk Art Marketplace.  Tickets are on sale now!

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