New Asian Lantern Spectacular; Tickets on-sale now

New Asian Lantern Spectacular; Tickets on-sale now

Friday, March 19, 2021
Happening April 15 – July 4, 2021

Journey through a wonderland of illuminated larger-than-life lanterns inspired by our wild world. From dazzling and interactive displays to delicious Asian-inspired cuisine, this enchanting multicultural experience is sure to delight all ages!

The show which is produced by Hanart Culture will feature over 50 spectacular glowing lantern displays, kids interactive lantern area, savory Asian-inspired cuisine and drinks, hand-crafted keepsakes, and more.

Admission and Hours

This zoo-wide walk-through event will be held Wednesday – Sunday evenings from 5:30 - 10:00 pm. Last admission is at 9:00 pm.

Tickets sold online ONLY. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Adult $25, Child $23 (ages 2-12). Children 1 year and under free.


All guests age 2 and older are required to wear a mask. For safety, social distancing protocols are enforced. 


For those interested in group savings and private events please contact

The Asian Lantern Spectacular experience is open rain or shine. There will be no refunds or rescheduling (unless there is a Zoo closure). Please check the Zoo’s website or visit Facebook for updates.

Active Roger Williams Park Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets nightly for the Asian Lantern Spectacular.


For information  Follow the Asian Lantern Spectacular on Facebook and Instagram.

Special thanks to our presenting sponsors BankRI, Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses, Bank Newport, and Renewal by Anderson; with media support from Rhode Island Monthly, WPRI and the Rhode Show, Providence Monthly, Go Providence and Rhode Island PBS.


Roger Williams Park Zoo is Rhode Island’s number one outdoor family and tourist attraction, and a leader in conservation efforts undertaken by a zoo of its size. As leaders in conservation and animal care – we create engaging experiences that empower guests to join us in conserving wildlife and wild places.  Roger Williams Park Zoo is supported and managed by the Rhode Island Zoological Society and is owned by the City of Providence.