Revel in the Holiday Spirit at the Luminosa Lantern Festival
Light meets art at the Luminosa Lantern Festival at Jungle Island, a Miami landmark. The park transforms into another world during the lantern festival, thanks to internationally-renowned Zigong Lantern Group, who has held lantern festivals in over 230 cities and over 16 countries. Their modern lantern festivals are a spectacular display of color and light that incorporate lantern design, landscape, horticulture design, and more.
Lantern festivals are an age-old Chinese tradition dating back 2,000 years that typically celebrate the end of the Chinese New Year. Lanterns symbolized good luck and celebrated a new future. Experience the festival’s stunning modern technology as you walk through a light-filled jungle full of giant lanterns depicting colorful scenes. Walk among oversized imaginative lantern creations in the shape of animals, plants, and flowers. Gaze at large lighted orchids, jaguars, and ornate lanterns. Explore 13 acres of stunning light installations that are truly works of art created with light and silk.
Enjoy an evening illuminated by over 1 million LED lights as you learn about the history of lantern festivals and experience captivating displays that are sure to brighten to long winter nights. Check the website for festival dates at and details. Don’t miss out on this international festival’s modern take on a centuries-old tradition at Jungle Island. You have to see it for yourself!