Chester Zoo winter spectacle Lanterns & Light
A team of 40 people have been preparing groundbreaking new installations in its longest light trail yet
Fire gardens, costumed characters, giant pea-lit animals and the world’s first 3D hologram mammoth have been added to this year’s line up
Visit Father Christmas in his toy shop as he spreads festive cheer
Tickets are available from 17 November – 31 December
Images show a variety of colourful new features to this year’s line up, including ultraviolet rainforests, new interactive animal characters, a walkway of giant- pea-lit animals and a stunning fire garden.
New installations also include a world-first giant 3D interactive woolly mammoth hologram, named Matilda, who will be taking centre stage along with a selection of fun-filled fairground rides and traditional Christmas markets.
All funds raised from ticket sales will go towards the charity zoo’s efforts in helping nature thrive around the world.
Tickets are now on sale for Lanterns and Light which is running from Friday 17 November to Sunday 31 December 2023, with entry slots from 4pm – 8pm.
To book tickets or to find out more, visit www.chesterzoo.org/lanterns-and-light/