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It's Official, Montreal’s 2017 “Lantern Festival” At The Botanical Gardens Opens This Week

We've been waiting for a long time, but now the wait is finally over! The Jardin des Lumieres, other wise known as the Botanical Gardens lantern festival open this week!

The Chinese Gardenshave been renovated and the new dragon theme has been revealed and now you'll finally have your chance to walk through the enchanted paths.

READ ALSO: Montreal’s 'Jardin De Chine' At The Botanical Garden Is Finally Re-Open (Photos)

On September 8, the Garden of Lights will be open to visitors from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm until October 31. 

But we recommend you only go after it gets dark out because although the lanterns are impressive during the day, there's nothing quite liker it at night once the lanterns are lit up. 

via @benjii514

Plus this year's gardens includes a NEW lighted path through the chinese garden the Japanese Garden and the First Nations Garden. 

via @xuan.mai9

"The dragon, symbolizing China, will be the star of the 25th edition of the lantern festival in the Chinese Garden. It will be accompanied by its nine offspring, protecting the newly restored pavilions. And around them will be flying red-crowned cranes, symbolizing the longevity of the friendship between Montréal and Shanghai."

via @punklavender

For more details check out Espaces Pour La Vie's Website here!

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