Visit the zoo’s Luminous Nights before the lights go out

The Toledo Zoo Fall Festival of Color runs through Nov. 4

Visit the zoo’s Luminous Nights before the lights go out
The Toledo Zoo will light the nights through this weekend with Luminous Nights, a celebration of Asian culture.

TOLEDO (WTOL) - Don’t miss your chance to visit the Toledo Zoo’s Fall Festival of Color! After this weekend, the lights will dim on this year’s edition of Luminous Nights .

Luminous Nights showcases the rich colors and history of Asian culture, with more than 500 hand-crafted Chinese lanterns bringing a glow to the zoo grounds. The lanterns are in the shapes of animals and botanicals.

Also filling the zoo during the festival are hands-on activities and demonstrations by international students from local universities. You can also have a taste of the Far East with traditional Asian foods, along with regular zoo concessions.

Hours are 6-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tickets are $13 for members at the gate and $15 for non-members at the gate. Save money by purchasing tickets online HERE . Online tickets are $11 for members and $13 for non-members, and a group four-pack is $35 for members and $45 for non-members.

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Fridays and Saturdays in the amphitheatre, visit the live entertainment including stilt walkers, aerial acrobats, foot jugglers and more. These peformances are Friday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Access the Luminous Nights map on your phone by visiting

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