China Lights exhibit closed tonight due to weather _lowres

Advocate photo by SOPHIA GERMER -- The entrance to China Lights at New Orleans Botanical Garden glows in City Park, Thursday February 18, 2016. The traveling China Lights show features lit up silk covered lanterns and structures including a 192 foot long dragon. China Lights will be open to the public through May 1. It will be closed Thursday night, March 10, due to expected storms.

The China Lights exhibit in City Park will be closed tonight (Thursday, March 10), due to expected stormy weather, park officials announced.

The exhibition of brightly lit silk sculptures has been erected in the Botanical Gardens. It includes a 131-foot silk dragon, a three-story pagoda and many other colorful figures, all lit from within.

Prepurchased tickets can be used at any time during the season. The event runs through May 1.

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