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CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Asian Lantern Festival is coming back to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo this summer.

The zoo confirmed the event that features 1,000 illuminated lanterns is running July 6 through Aug. 21.

“Asian Lantern Festival has become a summer staple in Cleveland with guests returning year after year to experience the Zoo in a whole new way,” Kelly Manderfield, Cleveland Metroparks Chief Marketing Officer, said in a statement.

The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Sunday of each scheduled week for walk-through participants. Those who’d like to drive through the lit setting can do so on Wednesdays.

Asian Lantern Festival
(Photo courtesy: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo)

This year, festival goers can also expect live performances and inspired cuisine.

Tickets to the festival can be found right here, and start at $22 for non-members or $19 for members. Drive-thru tickets, which are per car, cost $57 for members or $66 for non-members.