HALES CORNERS -- Boerner Botanical Gardens will glow with China Lights from Sept. 13 through Oct. 20. Brian Kramp spent the morning getting a preview.
The show, “China Lights: The Treasures of China,” features 40 larger-than-life sculptural lantern displays that will illuminate the nine-acre Boerner Botanical Gardens. The festival also celebrates Asian folk-culture with professional entertainment, a marketplace, and a variety of food and beverage selections.
The event runs Tuesdays through Sundays, from 5:30 p.m. –10 p.m.
- Child or Senior, age 5-17 or 60+, $12
- Adult, age 18-59, $20
- VIP, includes early entry (5 p.m.), souvenir, tour (5:15 p.m.), parade participation (6:15 p.m.), VIP show seating, mobile guide, $30
- Season Pass, $50
- Mobile Guide, requires cellphone for use, provides a cultural perspective on displays. $5 on-site.
- Same-Day Return, visit the Botanical Gardens during the day, show your admission wristband at the outdoor box office before 4 p.m. for a ticket to return for $10