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This Stunning Immersive Light Show Is Coming To The DC Area In October

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This Stunning Immersive Light Show Is Coming To The DC Area In October

You won’t want to miss this beautiful light show just a 30-minute drive outside DC!

In October, the beautiful LuminoCity light show will be coming to Roer’s Zoofari in Fairfax County, Virginia! On show will be thousands of stunning handcrafted illuminated sculptures that will bring joy to all who see them throughout the holiday season. This gorgeous display will be on show at the zoo from Friday, October 15, 2021 to Sunday, January 2, 2022.

11/27/2020 – Michael Hong, Augustine Rosales, and David Tindell at Lumino City festival, Randalls Island. Photo By Zandy Mangold

The annual LuminoCity Festival draws inspiration from nature, history, and multiple cultures to create its beautiful immersive light shows composed of handcrafted sculptures that are lit from within to create a multidimensional exhibit like no other. It’s great for all ages, from the young to the young at heart. 2021’s LuminoCity theme is ‘Shine Again,’ inspired by the power and warmth of light overcoming darkness. This year’s festival will also incorporate holiday-themed exhibits to get you in the festive spirit.

This year’s LuminoCity Festival includes the first Lumi’s Utopia exhibit. Lumi called on children from the NYC and DC areas to submit drawings inspired by their favorite gift. Out of hundreds of entries, six were randomly chosen and transformed into light installations for this year’s festival. The Utopia exhibit is inspired by the unique imaginative abilities children possess, and the ways their viewpoints can inspire us as adults.

Guests can also see Lumi’s Friends, 12 social media animal influencers that have been transformed into larger-than-life light sculptures! Each design attempts to capture both each animal influencer’s essence and represent the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac.

Three different admission tickets will be offered: kids, general admission, and a VIP Fast Pass ticket with extra perks! Tickets will be purchased for a specific time slot, so make sure to arrive at your scheduled time. VIP tickets include both a Fast Pass into the exhibits through a VIP entrance, 10% off in the festival gift shop, and a complimentary Lumi swag bag valued at over $40.

Grab your tickets here for this must-see show!

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