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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Nov 17 2023
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden to Celebrate Opening of its Illuminated Winter Trail Lightscape With “Lights On” Moment 

Friday, November 17
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Cherry Esplanade
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Botanic Garden President & CEO Adrian Benepe, NYC and Brooklyn elected officials, cultural leaders, and others to “Flip The Switch” on Thousands Of Moving Lights

Lightscape will be open from November 17 through New Year’s Day

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) will mark the opening of its one-of-a-kind illuminated trail, Lightscape, with a special “Lights On” moment on Friday, November 17 at 5 PM on BBG’s famed Cherry Esplanade. New York City dignitaries will gather to “flip the switch” on the spectacular light exhibition, turning tens of thousands of moving lights on across Cherry Esplanade and officially launching the third year of New York’s contemporary holiday classic featuring more than one million lights across a mile-long trail.

Now in its third year, Lightscape has an expanded and reimagined trail which builds on the natural beauty of BBG’s landscapes, trees, water features, and architectural details, taking visitors on an otherworldly nighttime journey through 18 installations by international light artists and design collectives.

After the “Lights On” moment, press are invited to do a full walkthrough of the stunning, winter wonderland-like trail.

Feast of Light by Squidsoup. Photo credit: Richard Haughton

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