Asian Lantern Festival

The lanterns are back and bigger than ever! Join us for the Asian Lantern Festival at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, an evening experience that shines a light on conservation, community, and culture. The festival features an all-new display with guest favorites from days past: dinosaurs!

Select nights now through Saturday, October 30, the Zoo illuminates the city with the glow of colossal, wildlife-themed, handcrafted lanterns. We hope you will join us!

For a limited time, guests have the option to walk-thru the Asian Lantern Festival or visit for special edition drive-thru nights. Prices and offerings vary based on visit type. Drive-Thru tickets go on sale Friday, September 16th.

Please select your experience below to learn more and buy tickets.