An exciting new in-person event is coming to the Roger Williams Park Zoo April 15 – July 4. The Asian Lantern Spectacular will feature over 50 lantern displays, Asian cuisine, and a children’s area.

This unique walk-through event will be held Wednesday–Sunday nights from 5:30 until 10 p.m., with tickets available for purchase online only. Click here for tickets and further details.

More from the Zoo: 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, a kids interactive lantern area, savory Asian-inspired cuisine and drinks, hand-crafted keepsakes, and more!

Ken Abrams

Lifestyle Editor Ken Abrams writes about music, the arts and more for What'sUpNewp. He is also a contributor to Providence Monthly, SO RI, Hey Rhody and The Bay magazines.
Ken DJ's "The Kingston Coffeehouse," a roots/folk/rock radio show every Tuesday, 6-9 PM on WRIU 90.3 FM. He is a former educator in the Scituate, RI school system where he taught Social Studies for over 30 years.
Ken is presently on the board of the Rhode Island Folk Festival and Newport Live (formerly Common Fence Music), a non-profit that brings diverse musical acts to the Newport area.