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Get lost in the Glenlore lights at John Ball Zoo

Posted at 5:17 AM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 05:17:32-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — This fall, when you explore the John Ball Zoo there will be an added exhibit, one that is quite literally full of light: "A Glenlore Tale."

A Glenlore Tale is a one-mile outdoor nighttime journey filled with interactive light displays and sounds.

Glenlore Tale lights are created by Bluewater Technologies of Wixom, Michigan. This collaboration between Bluewater and the John Ball Zoo is being called the IllumiZoo.

When wandering through the light displays, guests will see the connections between wildlife and wild places.

The goal of this bright exhibit is to show how we are all connected to each other, to the land, the water, the air, the trees, and all animals.

Bluewater Technologies says this is a family-friendly experience and is not "haunted."

Watch the attached video to see some of the light displays.

A Glenlore Tale will be at John Ball Zoo from October 10 through November 15, 2020.

Hours: Sun - Thurs 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. (last ticket sold at 10p); Fri & Sat: 7 p.m. - Midnight (last ticket sold at 11 p.m.)

Sun - Thurs: $20 (adults); $10 (ages 3-12); ages 2 & under FREE
Fri & Sat: $25 (adults); $13 (ages 3-12); ages 2 & under FREE
***Members receive 10% off

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