Pittsburgh City Photos

Pittsburgh City Photos

Asian Lantern Festival brings spectacular display of lights, culture to Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh City Photos: An exploration of the city through photographs

By Rayni Shiring

The Pittsburgh Zoo's Asian Lantern Festival is back! Check out our photos for a glimpse of what to expect at this year's brand new display.

The spectacular lights of the Asian Lantern Festival have returned for the second year in a row, bringing over 50 towering handcrafted sculptures to the pathways of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. This year's all-new display highlights Asian culture and history while showcasing endangered and extinct animals, including lanterns as tall as 30 feet high and 100 feet long. Pittsburgh City Paper intern Rayni Shiring captured scenes from the family-friendly event, which is open select evenings through Oct. 30...