'Dazzling Nights' holiday event returns to Orlando's Leu Gardens in November

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PHOTO COURTESY DREAMTOWN PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Photo courtesy Dreamtown Photography
Dazzling Nights, the immersive holiday lights phantasmagoria, is returning to Harry P. Leu Gardens in November, just in time for … well, "not-summer" in Orlando.

The outdoors winter wonderland, brought to life by the inventive minds behind the Creative City Project, will be coming back to Leu Gardens for a second, longer run of dates this year: Nov. 19-Jan. 9, 2022.



This year's Dazzling Nights promises to be a  revamped experience from last year, with new features including:
  • A forest lit with the flickering of hundreds of hand-made Moroccan lanterns
  • A 7,000 square foot light maze
  • The Leu Gardens Rose Garden comes to life with 150 colored balls of light
  • A forest of neon trees
  • A 65’ long tunnel of 12’ tall stars
  • The finale of snow returns, but this time enhanced by two giant light trees
  • Brand new entertainment and food offerings
PHOTO COURTESY DREAMTOWN PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Photo courtesy Dreamtown Photography
The 3/4-mile path will have plenty of spots for selfies and, on a more realistic note, is promised to be socially distanced and in line with COVID safety protocols.

“We are thrilled to bring back our sold-out holiday experience of last year with an all-new, completely redesigned show and keep this annual tradition fresh," said Creative City Project Executive Director Cole NeSmith in a press statement. "Amidst the continuing challenging climate, Dazzling Nights is truly the perfect, safe, ‘must-do’ holiday tradition for the whole family.”



Tickets are on sale now through Creative City Project.



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