lanternfestivalMissouri Botanical Garden 2012 Lantern Festival is open for visitors until August 19, 2012.  The Art by Day, Magic by Night allows visitors to one of China’s treasured events and ancient traditions. 

During the day, enjoy the beautiful art that gives you a taste of the Chinese culture, but by night experience magic as light illuminates the beautiful artwork.

The 2012 Missouri Botanical Garden Lantern Festival runs through August 19, 2012.  During the day exhibition is included with daytime Garden admission, but to view the magical exhibit by night special rates apply.  The nighttime viewings are open Thursday through Sunday evenings from 6 to 10 p.m. lanterns light at 8 p.m. 

The Missouri Botanical Garden is located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis MO.  The Garden opens daily at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and has special extended hours for the Lantern Exhibit. 

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