Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park

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Event Date(s): Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 10:00pm
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Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park 2018
Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park 2018

For the sixth consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 13th (due to rain it has to open the 13th not the 12th).  NIGHT LIGHTS will be open 16 nights for guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art. The show has attracted over 8,000 visitors since 2013.

New additions to the trail this year are new lighting concepts, soundscapes, video projections and events.  Guests will be able to venture on an unguided walk through a portion of the Mill Valley Rd site of the sculpture park, where the trails and sculptures will interact with creative lighting – creating a truly unique experience. Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights for a few darker sections of the trail.

You will have four weeks to experience this amazing event!
Thurs, September 13 to Sat. September 15, 2018
Weds, September 19 to Sat. September 22, 2018
Weds, September 26 to Sat. September 29, 2018
Weds, October 3 to Sunday, October 7, 2018

Trails will open from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 7:30pm to 10:00pm on the Fri-Saturday. The last night, Sunday Oct 8th, the trails will be open until 10:00 p.m.

Adults $10, Children 7 to 12 $5, kids 6 and under are free.  Please bring a flashlight and dress appropriately for the weather!  Night Lights can be cancelled due to heavy rains.  Please follow Griffis' Facebook as well for updates.

NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park is produced by SitlerHQ. The lighting and event company also produced the award-winning NIGHT LIGHTS at the Gardens (Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens), NIGHT LIGHTS at The Heron (Sherman, NY), and NIGHT LIGHTS at Nannen Arboretum (Ellicottville, NY). They created their first NIGHT LIGHTS show in 2009.

Over 250 sculptures reside at the 300 acre Griffis Sculpture Park, making it the United States largest sculpture park. The park is owned and operated by the Ashford Hollow Foundation, which also owns the Essex Arts Center in Buffalo, NY. The mission of the Ashford Hollow Foundation is to promote the visual and performing arts as well as construct a dynamic relationship between the arts and education in Western New York to better its young people and the greater community.

Griffis Sculpture Park Night Lights - Photo by Catt Co Tourism

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This event will be held at:

Griffis Sculpture Park
6902 Mill Valley Rd
East Otto, NY 14729
United States
Phone: 716-667-2808
42° 22' 12.1008" N, 78° 41' 30.1956" W
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