10,000 SCALED DRAGON

10,000 SCALED DRAGON

This majestic and breathtaking dragon stretches for 217 feet. This particular dragon’s body is made up of over 20,000 china plates, each carefully tied by hand to form the individual scales on its body. In China, the ancient dragon is a symbol for auspicious tidings and great fortune.

A WALK IN THE DESERT

A WALK IN THE DESERT

Although the desert is hot, it is filled with beauty and diverse flora and fauna. In our display, you can find desert cacti and 10 foot tall camels running across the sand.

ANIMAL GARDEN

ANIMAL GARDEN

Have you ever wanted to go on an African safari? Well, no need to look further than our Animal Garden, which features a 13 foot tall display with African wildlife, ranging from the tallest giraffes to the tiniest meerkats.

BLOSSOMING FANS

BLOSSOMING FANS

Fans have been used since ancient China by court ladies. Falling in line with the Chinese appreciation for nature, flowers and birds are often depicted on these fans.

CANOPY OF LIGHT

CANOPY OF LIGHT

The overhead is filled with beautiful Asian-styled umbrellas decorated with flowers to create a peaceful and serene atmosphere.

CHRISTMAS AVENUE

CHRISTMAS AVENUE

Come one and all to race through this 164 foot long tunnel, as it will lead you to a new land of even more cheer and joy. It’s time to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with friends and family!

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

This 82 foot long wall reflects the very mood of Christmas itself with its colorful depictions of festivity, fun, and care. Merry Christmas!

CHRISTMAS TREE

CHRISTMAS TREE

This majestic 66 foot tall Christmas tree is sure to take your breath away with its dazzling lights and colors! Get swept away by the Christmas spirit as you look up at this towering tree.

CRYSTAL GLASSES

CRYSTAL GLASSES

Americans are known for their hospitality and warmth. With these sparkling and colorful crystal glasses, a feeling of good cheer is evoked. Take a moment here and revitalize your energy!

DEEP OCEAN WONDERS

DEEP OCEAN WONDERS

The Ocean contains many breathtaking wonders, as presented in this 16 foot tall display. Jellyfish, dolphins, oysters, schools of fish, and flora of all kinds make the ocean explode with colorful diversity. The ocean is truly filled with many wonders that can appear with the blink of an eye – like that mermaid on the rock! Quick, get a picture with her before she swims off!

DESERT CACTI

DESERT CACTI

As prickly as cacti can be, these Desert Cacti show a fun and party-like demeanor with their sombreros and cartoon expressions. Fun fact: going by their height of 8 feet, these cacti can grow to be over 100 years old and reach over 20 feet high!

DINOSAUR FARM

DINOSAUR FARM

This display takes a different view on dinosaurs as we look at an alternate world where dinosaurs are tame and live on a fun farm.

DINOSAUR GATHERING

DINOSAUR GATHERING

At this dinosaur gathering, you can find all sorts of dinosaurs around the corner. You’ll be astounded by this wild mix of dinosaurs, from the ferocious tyrannosaurus rex, to the tall Brachiosaurus, and more.

DINOSAUR STAMP (INTERACTIVE)

DINOSAUR STAMP (INTERACTIVE)

Standing a total of 8 feet tall, this friendly dinosaur will give you an exclusive stamp that says “Lights of the World” for free! You can keep the stamp as a lasting memento of your time spent at “Lights of the World”.

DINOTOPIA

DINOTOPIA

Transport yourself over 100 million years back into the past, and walk into a time where dinosaurs ruled the world. Enter Dinosaur Park through the 26 foot tall Dinotopia gate that features a stunning sneak peak of what you might find behind the gate of Dinosaur Park.

DIY LANTERN PAINTING

DIY LANTERN PAINTING

Make your own traditional lantern today! You can decorate it however you like, then take it home with you and hang it up for good luck in the coming new year.

DUTCH LIFE

DUTCH LIFE

Windmill has been an emblem of the Dutch for centuries, as these mills dot the picturesque landscape of the Netherlands, and generate energy to create needed products. Although the number of windmills has declined, they are still an important part of Dutch history and culture.

EGG HATCHING (INTERACTIVE)

EGG HATCHING (INTERACTIVE)

Shh! Stay quiet and keep your eyes peeled, because baby dinosaurs are hatching right now! If you’re careful, you can go into the nest yourself while Momma Dinosaur is away. Sit and take pictures inside these 5 foot tall eggs for proof that you saw a dinosaur hatching.

ELEGANCE OF PEARLS

ELEGANCE OF PEARLS

These radiant 10 foot tall pillars, each holding a single pearl, are indicative of the elegance in European architecture and sculptures.

ENCHANTED LIGHTS

ENCHANTED LIGHTS

The festive cubes of lanterns strung above give a fun and cheerful feeling to the night.

FOREST OF DREAMS

FOREST OF DREAMS

Take a walk under the canopy of these beautiful, twinkling trees, and let the serene moment wash over you as you enter this picturesque fairy tale.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE

GINGERBREAD HOUSE

This huge 13 foot tall gingerbread house looks good enough to eat with its sugared candies, lollipops, and candy canes.

GOLDEN GATE

GOLDEN GATE

As the main entrance into Lights of the World, Golden Gate stands at 53 feet tall and spans over 100 feet with a beautiful kaleidoscope of colors. Golden Gate uses over 100,000 lights to create a stunning, Baroque castle-like display. However, before you step through these doors, take some time to observe the local influence interwoven in the entrance. Notice the horses on both sides, honoring the Wild Horse Pass, and the Gila River Indian Tribe “Man in the Maze” of I’itoi, the tribe’s symbolized belief as the creator of the beginning of time, this is placed in the center of the gate. Now, as you enter into this dream-like world, ready yourself for a time of fun and wonder!

HARMONY WITH NATURE

HARMONY WITH NATURE

In this display, you can see the bond between human and animal as they share a moment of peace together, in appreciation of harmony and nature.

HELLO, PANDA

HELLO, PANDA

Move aside Hello Kitty, the pandas are in town! Take a picture with China’s very own treasure: the great pandas. Fun fact: unlike the prominent 16 foot panda, the crowd of pandas in front are made from fiberglass, giving them a different definition.

HOLIDAY GOODIES

HOLIDAY GOODIES

Christmas always evokes images of special food and gifts, like candy canes, stockings, ornaments, lollipops, and spinning tops. They’re part of a cherished tradition and American culture, as everyone takes part in the festivity.

HOPSCOTCH LANTERNS (INTERACTIVE)

HOPSCOTCH LANTERNS (INTERACTIVE)

You can have a blast playing a game of gigantic hopscotch by stepping on these lanterns. These 40 lanterns will light up and make sounds when stepped on. It’s a great game for all ages, so come and join the fun!

KOREAN DRUM (INTERACTIVE)

KOREAN DRUM (INTERACTIVE)

These colorful drums are an important part of Korean culture; you can even come and play the drums yourself! Discover your talents on the Korean drum today.

LEANING TOWER OF PISA

LEANING TOWER OF PISA

This 26 foot tall tower is famous for the unintended tilt in its structure. The soft construction ground couldn’t properly support its weight, resulting in the tilt we see now. In 1990, it leaned at 5.5 degrees; however, restoration has reversed this lean. Today, the tower leans at about 3.99 degrees, leaving the top of the tower displaced from the center by almost 13 feet.

LITTLE TRAIN

LITTLE TRAIN

Santa Claus is coming to town! For everyone that has been good this year, Santa is bringing gifts as we head into Christmas and the New Year. You can take a picture with Santa Claus as he tries to sneak by!

LONDON BRIDGE

LONDON BRIDGE

Have you ever wanted to visit the London Bridge, one of the most famous architecture pieces in the world? Look no further, as this dazzling representation is set right in front of you! Stretching for 78 feet, the London Bridge is lit up with a dazzling set of lights.

LOST KINGDOM OF THE MAYA

LOST KINGDOM OF THE MAYA

A stunning reflection of the ancient Maya civilization, this display will take you thousands of years into the past and show you the culture and wisdom of the Maya.

LOVE AT THE EIFFEL TOWER

LOVE AT THE EIFFEL TOWER

Take in one of the most iconic structures in the world: the Eiffel Tower. Located in Paris, the city of love itself, the Eiffel Tower is famous as a romantic and even magical spot. You can even take pictures in a special booth right here as a reminder of the amazing sight.

MAGICAL LIGHT PILLAR

MAGICAL LIGHT PILLAR

These 12 feet tall pillars evoke a dreamy and beautiful atmosphere with their colors and warm incandescence.

MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Let your ears be filled with music as these snowmen prepare to sing Christmas carols.

MOON LAUNCH (INTERACTIVE)

MOON LAUNCH (INTERACTIVE)

5…4…3…2…1…TAKE OFF! Sit in the moon launches and have fun swinging around as you blast off into outer space.

MYSTIC WEAVING

MYSTIC WEAVING

These designs represent the Gila River Indian Tribe’s handicraft symbols used for basket weaving and art work. The factors of each one show the talent and hard work put into basket weaving.

NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

The New Year is a flurry of excitement and cheer as everyone spends moments with loved ones and makes resolutions for the next year. We hope this festival becomes a place to form new memories with friends and family. Happy New Year!

NIRVANA (PHOENIX)

NIRVANA (PHOENIX)

This stunning phoenix looms at 39 feet. Fitting for this display’s name of “Nirvana”, the phoenix is a mythological Greek bird that is cyclically reborn from ashes. It is often a symbol of renewal and hope, as well as pride for the local citizens of Phoenix, Arizona!

PEARL OF THE SEA

PEARL OF THE SEA

Are you brave enough to dive into the depths of the ocean in search of treasure? Be on the lookout, as you just might find elegant pearls in the shells of oysters.

PHOTOS WITH THE ZODIAC (INTERACTIVE)

PHOTOS WITH THE ZODIAC (INTERACTIVE)

It’s always great to keep a memento, so take a picture as your Chinese zodiac here! This is especially true for the Monkey and Rooster zodiacs, as 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, and 2017 is the Year of the Rooster.

POLAR BEARS

POLAR BEARS

Who doesn’t love a polar bear? Although they usually live within the Arctic Circle, these polar bears have wandered down to Arizona for the holidays!

PORCELAIN TREASURE

PORCELAIN TREASURE

These intricately decorated porcelain vases are part of Chinese culture. “Blue-and-white” porcelain in particular have been made by the Chinese since the 9th century and have been mimicked all around the world. Fun fact: Some parts of these lantern sets are made of small recycled glass bottles.

RIVER OF UNIVERSES

RIVER OF UNIVERSES

You may just feel like you’re floating in outer space, what with the numerous planets above your head as you stroll along the path.

ROMANTIC SKY

ROMANTIC SKY

These softly lit lanterns hang from the sky, creating a magical and dreamy night.

SAINT BASIL’S CATHERDRAL

SAINT BASIL’S CATHERDRAL

You don’t need to go to the Red Square in Moscow, Russia to see the famed Saint Basil’s Cathedral! Originally built from 1555 to 1561, its vivid colors and size make it an awe-inspiring sight, especially in this lit-up representation.

SEAHORSE GUARD

SEAHORSE GUARD

The 10 foot tall seahorse platoon is lined up and ready to welcome you into the ocean! Get ready as you dive into an unexplored world.

SECRET FLOWERS

SECRET FLOWERS

This patch of prehistoric flora brims with vibrant colors and jaw dropping beauty. Standing 8 feet tall, these elegant flowers will provide you with a memorable experience at the prehistoric garden.

SECRETS OF EGYPT

SECRETS OF EGYPT

Take a step back to the past as you are transported to the time of the ancient Egyptians. This is a place where pharaohs ruled and commanded others to build monuments in their honor. The Secrets of Egypt is a 26 foot tall monument filled with pyramids and statues, just waiting for you to discover its secrets.

SHOOTING STARS

SHOOTING STARS

Quick, make a wish upon that shooting star! This dazzling scene parallels America’s rise as a global superpower and their work ethic of working hard and “reaching for the stars”.

SPLENDOR OF JEWEL

SPLENDOR OF JEWEL

These beautiful 13 foot tall displays represent the beauty and jewels that Europe holds.

SPORTS LIFE

SPORTS LIFE

America is known globally for its prowess in sports and athletics, most notably basketball, baseball, and football. With stars like Jim Thorpe, Babe Ruth, Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Michael Jordan, America has every right to be known as a sports powerhouse in the world.

STARRY ROAD

STARRY ROAD

Walk under the Starry Road to find hundreds of twinkling stars illuminating your path from above.

STATUE OF LIBERTY

STATUE OF LIBERTY

This display exudes American patriotism with its depictions of time-old symbols, including flag-patterned stars, Uncle Sam’s hat, and the Statue of Liberty proudly bearing her torch 30 feet in the air. As an icon of freedom and democracy, the statue has always been a representation of American greatness and liberty.

STEGASAURUS FAMILY

STEGASAURUS FAMILY

This family of stegosaurus allows you to see that dinosaurs share the same amount of love for their families just as we do for our families. The fun colors on the stegosaurus are also sure to brighten your day!

STEGOSAURUS (MADE OF RECYCLED ITEMS)

STEGOSAURUS (MADE OF RECYCLED ITEMS)

This amazing Stegosaurus is made of almost 10,000 recycled bottles, making it environmentally friendly and dazzling at the same time.

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

The Sydney Opera House is an iconic building in Australia, where hundreds of thousands of people flock annually to watch performances. With shell-like structures on its roof, there’s no doubt it fits right in with the oceanic sights around it.

TEMPLE OF HEAVEN

TEMPLE OF HEAVEN

The Temple of Heaven is an ancient complex of religious buildings located in southeastern Beijing, reflecting the special architecture of the 1400s. This temple was specifically used by Chinese royalty as a place of worship.

TERRACOTTA ARMY

TERRACOTTA ARMY

These statues represent the discovered collection of the terracotta warriors of Qin Shi Huang Di, the first Chinese emperor.

THE 12 CHINESE ZODIAC

THE 12 CHINESE ZODIAC

The 12 Chinese Zodiac are animals that are each assigned to a year within a 12-year cycle. People identify with whichever animal represents the year they were born in. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, and 2017 is the Year of the Rooster.

THE AMERICAN DREAM

THE AMERICAN DREAM

This American Dream tunnel has a 26 foot long opening and stretches for 164 feet. It bears the proud red, white, and blue lights on its glittering walls and is sure to take your breath away as you march through.

THE NUTCRACKER

THE NUTCRACKER

This 13 foot tall nutcracker has long since been a symbol of Christmastime. Nutcrackers evoke a sense of magic and excitement for the holiday season, and have been featured in films and ballets. Hopefully this lantern set brings you a magical experience as well!

THE PEACOCK SHOWS IT’S TAIL

THE PEACOCK SHOWS IT’S TAIL

These radiant peacocks are a symbol of pride and beauty with their large, colorful tails.

THE WONDERS OF EASTERN ASIA

THE WONDERS OF EASTERN ASIA

These intricately decorated porcelain vases are part of Chinese culture. “Blue-and-white” porcelain in particular have been made by the Chinese since the 9th century and have been mimicked all around the world. Fun fact: Some parts of these lantern sets are made of small recycled glass bottles.

THE WONDERS OF SOUTHERN ASIA

THE WONDERS OF SOUTHERN ASIA

Southern Asia has some of the most majestic sights in the world. Take in the Taj Mahal, Petronas Twin Towers, Namaste Tower, and others as you travel along Southern Asia.

TIME MACHINE

TIME MACHINE

Prepare to travel through the archway that will bring you to the time of the dinosaurs. Be ready to stop in your tracks at the sight of this awesome time machine that spans over 60 feet in length and almost 20 feet in height.

TIME OF THE DINOSAURS

TIME OF THE DINOSAURS

This cool display depicts the structure of dinosaur fossils in a colorful and mysterious setting. The display gives an artistic feeling, as you can see dinosaurs standing upon brightly colored balls.

TREE GROVE

TREE GROVE

Be on the lookout for hungry brachiosaurus, because this tree grove filled with 10 foot tall ancient plant life looks like the perfect place for them to settle down to have a picnic. Be careful as you wander through this forest and beyond, as they are filled with archaic plant and animal life.

TRIBAL MASKS

TRIBAL MASKS

These ritual and ceremonial masks are indigenous to the African tribes that live in sub-Saharan Africa. The masks stand at a huge 20 feet and feature vibrant colors with brilliant patterns.

TYRANASAURUS REX (MADE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS)

TYRANASAURUS REX (MADE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS)

Our T-Rex stands over 25 feet tall and is made of almost 10,000 recycled soda bottles. This giant isn’t only green in color; it’s also green towards the environment.

UNDERSEA PARTY

UNDERSEA PARTY

Time to jam out to music and dance with these friendly and cute creatures of the undersea world!