Quantcast

Amaze Light Festival brings dazzling display to Citi Field

Amaze Light Festival
The Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

Amaze Light Festival, an attraction-based celebration centering around immersive illuminated decorations, is taking visitors on a magical storybook experience at Citi Field in Flushing this holiday season. 

The exclusive U.S. distributor for leading light design and decor manufacturer, LeBlanc Illuminations, is brightening this one-of-a-kind, inclusive display this holiday season. A new family tradition and holiday destination, Amaze Light Festival is an unforgettable spectacle for guests of all ages. 

 Guests enjoy Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

In 2021, the Artistic Holiday Designs team partnered with Leblanc Illuminations as their exclusive U.S. distributor to create the first-ever Amaze Light Festival in Rosemont, Chicago. The festival, identifiable and unique in many ways, is the country’s largest light show. It officially opened on Nov. 22 and will run through Jan. 7, 2023, at Citi Field. 

General view of lights at Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

Amaze Light Festival takes visitors on a luminous holiday adventure where storybook characters Zing and Sparky guide them throughout the mesmerizing festive decor and five interactive holiday-themed worlds. 

Beautiful lights at Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

Festivalgoers can enjoy outdoor holiday activities at this unique immersive experience with five thematic displays to explore and photo opportunities around every corner. Guests journey through a custom interactive oasis including the North Pole, Land of Sweets and a Whimsical Forest with the option to take a ride down Zing’s Thrill Hill where glittering willow trees and reindeers light the way

General view at Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

Attendees can enjoy a blend of live, high-energy performances every two hours and the country’s largest animated light display with a mega light show every 30 minutes. 

(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

Guests will also be able to enjoy an array of sweet and savory dishes and festive beverages including baked goods, hot cocoa, savory plates, sweet dishes and crafted cocktails. The cheerful atmosphere is a sprawling fest with German-style cottages housing goodies and featuring local small business and unique gifts in the Amaze Market. 

Additional highlights include the candy-fueled Sparky’s Sweet Spot and Zing’s Toyporium, a larger-than-life toy store complete with Zing’s Buddy Builder, a charity-focused interactive toy machine. This bright and colorful machine gives holiday enthusiasts the opportunity to donate to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Hurricane Ian Relief (American Red Cross) or Toys for Tots by simply pressing a button and watching the magic happen. Participants will have the option to choose one charity and with this charitable contribution program, Amaze Light Festival will donate $1 for each participant throughout the festival duration.

Young guests enjoy the Toy Machine at Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

Certain to delight holiday enthusiasts, attendees in Citi Field are able to take festive rides on the Arctic Express Train and enjoy the smell of fresh pine in the enchanted Tree Farm. They also can stroll through the royal castle, stop by to meet the princess and make a wish at the magical fountain. 

 Guests enjoy the Arctic Express at Amaze Light Festival at Citi Field on Nov. 25, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Amaze Light Festival)

A new offering this year, holiday enthusiasts have the option to make their visit even more memorable with the purchase of a VIP upgrade. Experience exceptional viewpoints from the best spot in the house, with reserved seating during the festive live performances and mesmerizing light shows. Exclusive access allows VIP ticket holders to mingle with the Masters of Light, Zing and Sparky, enjoy complimentary holiday-themed hors d’oeuvre, a heated indoor lounge and premium craft cocktails for purchase. 

Creating a seamless and convenient guest experience, Amaze Light Festival has also introduced the  Amaze App. The Amaze App grants access to all pre-arrival information including festival maps, venue details, food and beverage menus and frequently asked questions. 

Customers are able to purchase festival tickets and buy add-ons in real time, such as to experiences like Zing’s Thrill Hill and the Arctic Express Train Ride and use the Amaze Pay mobile wallet, a completely contactless method of payment. 

Attendees can relish in the spirit of the season at Amaze Light Festival Wednesdays through Sundays from 4 to 10 p.m., with the last ticket sold at 9 p.m. in Citi Field. Adult ticket prices start at $44 and $36 for children. Tickets are available for purchase at amazelightfestival.com/newyork-tickets.

There are limited tickets for peak time slots and guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance for this limited season run. Additional information can be found in the NYC FAQ.

More from Around New York