Sanford’s Central Florida Zoo to host Asian Lantern Festival this holiday season

This holiday season will see the return of the popular ‘Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild’ to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Sanford.

From Nov. 19-Jan. 16, 2022, the Zoo’s environs will be illuminated by 30 massive, handcrafted lanterns, powered by thousands of LED lights.  The Asian Lantern Festival premiered in 2019, but understandably had to take a time-out in 2020.

“We’re thrilled to be able to bring this popular event back to the Zoo,” said Dino Ferri, Central Florida Zoo CEO, in a press statement.…