What is LumiNight ™ ?
LumiNight ™ is a one-of-a-kind largescale lantern show suitable for the whole family! Crafted by Chinese artisans, hundreds of lanterns are brilliantly lit for you to explore at your own pace. We recommending purchasing our AR guide on your phone to learn even more about the animals and worlds of LumiNight ™!
What are the hours for the event?
Wed, Thurs, Sunday: 5 – 10 pm. Fri, Sat, and Holidays: 5 – 11 pm. Once you enter the festival, you may stay until closing, but once you leave there is no re-entry.
How do I purchase tickets?
You can buy online OR at the box office! If you pre-purchase your ticket and your plans change, simply bring your ticket to another night of the show run and you will still be able to enter. If you purchase tickets in advance, our educational interactive APP is free in advance with the purchase of online admission tickets online ($4 value). Plus, skip the ticket line with your online tickets.
Can I buy tickets on site?
Yes! Walk Ups are always welcome. We accept cash and all major credit cards. You can buy online OR at the box office! If you pre purchase your ticket and your plans change, simply bring your ticket to another night of the show run and you will still be able to enter.
Can I get a refund?
We are not offering refunds, but we can offer exchanges if there is availability. Please contact ETIX at 1 800 514 3849 for more information.
Will the AR App work on both Android and Apple phones?
Yes, it will work on both!
Where do I park and what is the cost?
Please follow signs to parking at 2100 Valley Avenue, Gate 12, Pleasanton CA 94566. Parking is $10 per car. We also encourage using rideshare services like Lyft or Uber.
Can I smoke at the park?
Smoking or vaping is prohibited at the venue.
What items are not allowed at the festival?
The following items are prohibited:
-Aerosol cans (with the exception of bug spray and hygiene products)
-Lawn chairs and folding chairs
-Spiked clothing or jewelry
-Bags or Backpacks large than 16” x 16” x 8”
-Fireworks and explosives
-Firearms and ammunition
-Chemical weapons, including mace and pepper spray
-Cannabis products or any illegal substances -Drones
All management decisions as to violations are final. Guests removed from the premises will not be granted refunds.
Is there an ATM at the Festival?
There are several ATMs on site.
Is this an indoor or outdoor event?
This is an outdoor event, open rain or shine unless for extreme weather conditions. For your safety, attractions may close or entry may be restricted during a thunderstorm and will resume as conditions improve. The lanterns are weather resistant. Please check current weather conditions prior to your visit and dress appropriately. Comfortable footwear is recommended.
Is the Lantern Light Festival for children?
LumiNight is for everyone, but children will love seeing these beautiful lanterns and learning about animals from all over the world above land and below water!
Do I need to print my digital tickets?
You can either print your tickets at home or show them to us on your phone!
What does my ticket include?
Admission includes viewing all of the amazing lantern displays and the Forest of One Million Lights. Tickets do not include merchandise, food, beverages, or the added attractions. Online tickets bought in advance include our interactive APP, which is $4 with tickets purchased at the door.
I purchased a ticket but did not receive confirmation. What do I do?
An email confirming your purchase should arrive within 30 minutes of payment. Check your junk folder for an email from Etix. If not, please contact
ETIX at 1 (800) 514 3849 for help or visit: https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/help.jsp for more information.
Do you offer group discounts?
Yes! Groups of 20 or more can get in for $20 per person (plus fees). We recommend purchasing in advance, but you can buy on site if your entire group is present for entry.
Is the festival accessible to people with disabilities?
Visitors with wheelchairs and scooters are always welcome. Part of the festival takes place on pavement. There may be some areas on grass like the Forrest of a Million lights that will be more difficult to traverse depending on weather.
Do you allow animals?
Only registered service animals are permitted. This does not include emotional support pets.
My ticket has a time on it. Is that when I need to enter?
That’s just the time the festival opens that day. You are permitted to enter any time that we are open.
Can I touch the lanterns?
Buddy, they won’t even let ME touch the lanterns so, no.
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