Upcoming Event: Illuminasia Lantern & Garden Festival

Posted by Justin Havre on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 10:11am.


If you are someone who happens to enjoy going to the Calgary Zoo, you are going to want to add an upcoming event called the Illuminasia Lantern & Garden Festival to your calendar of events you plan on attending this year.

What is the Event and when is it Happening?

Every night from September 17th until the 27th you can be transferred into a lovely world of lanterns and light. The Calgary Zoo has a spectacular show called Illuminasia. The Illuminasia Lantern & Garden Festival is an incredible viewing experience that you are not going to want to miss out on. Viewing pictures or watching videos about the event will not cut it, you have to experience this.

A Cultural Event to Awaken your Senses

When you go to the Lantern and Garden Festival you can enjoy authentic Japanese, Indian, and Japanese food, art, garden displays and so much more! Enjoy walking through the Dorothy Harvie Gardens to view tapestries of vegetation and beautiful representations of culture. The main focus of the September dates is the culture of China.

On the Stage – What to Expect

The Illuminasia show is unlike anything you've ever seen and is one hour of culturally symbolic animals displayed with beautiful lights and people dressed as dragons dancing and entertaining the masses. You can buy tickets for children at eighteen dollars and adults for twenty Four.

Phoenix Hua Yun Artistic Troup, who is from Montreal, will be performing the headlining show called “On the Silk Road” for anyone who might be interested in enjoying it.

Get your tickets today for an experience unlike any other. There are unlimited wonders during the summer, but every once in a while you really want to turn up the excitement and do something unique with your family. This event is just what the doctor ordered for anyone who is looking for an exciting and unforgettable experience at the zoo.

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