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GLOW WILD Returns to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Journey through a wonderland of illuminated larger-than-life lanterns inspired by our wild world at Beardsley Zoo’s GLOW WILD. Back by popular demand, this illuminating festival of lights is returning for its second year, from September 14 through December 2, Thursdays through Sundays, from 5:30 to 9:30pm.

The festival will showcase more than 50 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. 

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 capacity. Adult tickets are $22, children (11 and under) are $20 and children under three and adults over 75 are free.

For more information, visit Location: 1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport.

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