Award-winning Lightopia returns to London for Festive Celebration of Light

London’s historic Crystal Palace Park will host the award-winning Lightopia festival this winter. This unique festival of light experience, which takes place from 19th November – 2nd January 2022, will see the iconic ‘Palace’ light up.

The never-before-seen illuminated trail will feature stunning, multi-sensory interactive lights and lantern installations, creating a winter wonderland bursting with colour, making this a spectacular addition for all the family for this festive season.

For those looking to plan ahead with friends and family this Christmas, sign-up for Lightopia’s Early Bird Offer today with your email at for 20% off the ticket price. General ticket sales will be available on Wednesday 15th September.
Lightopia’s Palace of Light will be a place of awe; Enjoy a 2km trail of illumination, including 22 breath-taking trees symbolising unity and growth, come to life through the power of light and human connection.

Lightopia at Crystal Palace features an incredible range of displays including a 10-meter-long Phoenix set on 50,000 square feet of lights and animatronic and digitally projected dinosaurs installed along the famous dinosaur park. Each lantern within the light display is handmade and hand-painted using traditional Chinese methods originating in the Tang dynasty.

The hero piece of the event is seeing the famous Crystal Palace reborn in light. The 40 meter long and 12-meter-tall Palace of Lanterns was created by Lightopia with 3D mapping projection.

Crystal Palace Park is a hugely historical and inspiring London landmark, famous for its story of innovation, as well as becoming the world’s first-ever theme park. To this day, the park offers everything from education to entertainment and is a pillar for the local community.

Lightopia is incredibly excited and honoured to bring further wonder to the park this festive season and resurrect the iconic Crystal Palace in light.

Lightopia’s enrapturing displays each tell a significant story, one of wonder and rebirth. Mixing ancient Chinese beliefs and symbols with the magic of Christmas to bring you a light show you will never forget. Inspiring hope for a spectacular future and festive season filled with warmth. Be wowed by the giant displays and learn about their stories as you follow the trail, mixing Christmas awe with discovery along the wonderland of light.

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