The award-winning Lightopia is back and ready to light up Heaton Park this Christmas brighter than ever with brand new installations and routes.
Embark on a journey through our new Fantasy themed magical light trail through the parklands, showcasing bright immersive installations, interactive lanterns, colourful lasers, and water shows.
Lightopia is an immersive and visually-dramatic lantern and light festival, that promises to fuse beautiful art installations with human experience.
The very first of its kind in the UK and Europe, Lightopia is an exploration of light, movement and form, beautifully captivating the senses with unique interactive and immersive lights, lanterns, installations and incredible lasers with water-screen multimedia shows, destined to create unforgettable memories and provide alternative family fun throughout the festival season.
Lightopia opening dates and times
Lightopia runs from the 24th November unti the 2nd January 2023. Opening times are between 17:00 to 22:00, and last entry is 20:30 daily.
Getting to Lightopia
What to expect
Explore the vibrant colours of the lantern festival and take in the spectacular light installations around Heaton Park. The trail includes amazing light and lantern installations around the these themes:
Food and drink
The Lightopia food court will give you the chance to refuel on your adventure.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Ticket||£22.50 per ticket|
|Child Ticket (Age 3-16)||£14.50 per ticket|
|Child Ticket (Under 3)||Free|
|Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children)||£69.00 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|Lightopia 2022 opening dates and times (24 Nov 2022 - 2 Jan 2023)|
|Monday - Sunday||17:00||- 22:00|
* Gates open at 17:00. Last entry is at 20:30. Gates close at 22:00
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