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Asian Lantern Festival to light up Reid Park Zoo this spring

Asian Lantern Festival
Posted at 3:59 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 17:59:18-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Reid Park Zoo will be shining bright this spring thanks to the upcoming Asian lantern Festival.

The zoo is partnering with the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc. and the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center to bring over 40 lantern displays to Southern Arizona.

According to the event's website, attendees will be introduced to authentic Asian cuisine, Chinese name writing, calligraphy, painting, music, crafts and more.

The event runs from Feb. 2-March 23. Admission is $18 for adults and $16 for children. Members of the Reid Park Zoo will get $2 off admission.

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