Lightopia Manchester: 2022 festival returns to Heaton Park - how to get discounted tickets

Lightopia is back in Manchester for its fourth year in winter 2022, transforming Heaton Park into a colourful wonderland

The popular immersive light show Lightopia is returning to Manchester this winter.

For the fourth year in a row, Heaton Park will transform into a wonderland of interactive light installations, water shows and audio-visual attractions.

Visitors are guided through the park on a path lined with weird and wonderful creations, including fairies, dragons and the phoenix installation which is new for 2022.

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    There will also be a food court located near the Grade I listed Heaton Hall.

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    Lightopia will be in Manchester from Thursday 24 November to Monday 2 January 2023, and is open between 5pm and 10pm.


    The festival will not be open on Christmas Day.

    Buy tickets for Lightopia Manchester

    Peak tickets cost £22.50 for adults and £14.50 for children, off-peak tickets are £17.50 for adults and £11 for children.

    Family tickets, which accommodate families of two adults and two children, are £69 for peak times and £49 for off-peak.

    Children aged three and under get in for free.


    Visit the Lightopia website here to buy some and if you join the mailing list on their homepage, you can get a 20% discount code.