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  • Lights of the World spectacle debuts at Kino Sports Complex Nov. 8

    Nov 01, 2018 | Read More News
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    Lights of the WorldJust in time for the holidays, the largest light and lantern festival in North America will make its Tucson debut at Kino Sports Complex Nov. 8. Lights of the World Tucson features over 11 exhibits and 75 lantern displays showcasing different cultures and landmarks across the world with over 6 million LED lights. Discount tickets available online and at local ACE Hardware and Food City stores through Nov. 7. 

    “This is an amazing opportunity for Pima County and City of Tucson residents to experience this amazing light show that has been in Phoenix for many years,” said Kino Sports Complex Director Reenie Ochoa. “The Lights of the World is a great way to spend some quality time with your friends and family during the upcoming holiday season.”

    The Lights of the World festival runs every Tuesday through Sunday through Jan. 2, from 5 to 10 p.m. in the east parking lot of Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way. General admission includes the lantern exhibits and displays, over 20 carnival rides and an acrobat show Nov. 8 to Dec. 2 or a sea lion show Dec. 4 to Jan. 2. Carnival games, arts and crafts and food vendors available for an added cost.

    General admission tickets cost $24.99 online or at the gate. However, advance discount tickets available for $19.99 at local ACE Hardware and Food City stores until Nov. 7. Kids ages 3 and under get in free. 

    NOTE: County employees receive a discounted entry fee. Now thru Nov. 7 at the on-site ticket booth the price is $19.99, and beginning Nov. 8 at the on-site ticket booth the price is $22.99.

    A separate $6 parking fee will apply to all vehicles and all proceeds will benefit local charities. Families planning to attend the festival can access the event parking lot from Ajo and Forgeus. The entrance off of Milbur and Country Club will be closed. 

    For more information about this one-of-a-kind event, visit the Lights of the World Tucson webpage and Facebook page.