Boerner Botanical Gardens Hales Corners, Wisconsin
Boerner Botanical GardensHales Corners, Wisconsin

With the health of our guests in mind, China Lights Wisconsin at Boerner Botanical Gardens will return in Autumn 2021.


We can't wait until you can experience the Festival again ❤️




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China Lights: Treasures of China will have 95% new lantern displays featuring cultural gems. The handmade displays range from three-feet to three-stories high.


The festival will also include an expanded interactive exhibit area, two stages for Asian folk-culture performances, a marketplace, two dining areas and vendors offering a variety of Asian and Western menu options.


Nightly Entertainment:

Tuesday thru Thursday

  • Parade 6:15 (at Dragon Stage)
  • Dragon Stage: 6:30, 8:00
  • Panda Stage: 7:15, 8:45

Friday thru Sunday

  • Parade 6:15 (at Dragon Stage)
  • Dragon Stage: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 
  • Panda Stage: 7:00, 8:00, 9:00

Food & Beverage

Enjoy Asian and Western Cusine from new, local vendors. Beer, wine, sake and soda are also available. 



Cultural Performances

Celebrate Asian culture with professional entertainment and a bustling marketplace!

Location & Parking

Get directions and parking information for your visit to China Lights at Boerner Botanical Gardens. 


See photos of the lantern displays on the grounds of Boerner Botanical Gardens.


Thank you to all our great sponsors and supporters that make China Lights possible!


See our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Check out our new
drive-through Holiday Light Show!

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