The Toronto Zoo is about to get lit – literally. The City of Toronto has now given the Toronto Zoo a $5 million loan to finance their new after-hours light show attraction. The exciting news was revealed to the public today on Thursday, March 28. City council has voted in favour of approving the loan, according to CityNews.\nREAD ALSO: Canada Has One Of The Best Wine Regions In The Entire World\nThe Toronto Zoo submitted a proposal to the city earlier this month on March 5 and asked for a $5 million loan in order to make the new after-hours light show at this zoo a reality. Now a few weeks later, the city has approved their loan and we cannot wait to see this new light exhibit come to life.\nREAD ALSO: Toronto Is Getting A Cookie Dough Parlour This Spring And It Looks Amazing (PHOTOS)\nThe all new light attraction at the Toronto Zoo will be called the Lumina Experience! The exhibit will provide visitors with "immersive illuminations and interactive displays", according to the proposal. The experience for the light exhibit will consist of walking tours that last 45 to 60 minutes. Lumina Experience will be an after-hours ticketed event.\nView this post on Instagram Vallea Lumina!!!😍❤️this was such a spectacular night walk in the woods with so many fantastic sights along the way and took me back to my childhood!💚 #canada #britishcolumbia #vancouver #whistler A post shared by 🙋🏼♀️ (@oh_katusha) on Oct 17, 2018 at 1:18pm PDT\nLumina Experience will be produced by Moment Factory, which is a multimedia studio based in Montreal. The company has already created similar Lumina light experiences in other parts of Canada and around the world and they've been a huge hit.\nREAD ALSO: Snoop Dogg Is Coming To Toronto This Spring For An Outrageous 19+ Concert\n"Installations at Fort Henry in Kingston, Whistler Resort in British Columbia, and the Singapore Zoo were contacted to determine what the Lumina experience has meant to them," read the proposal. "All locations were extremely positive about the experience and noted that the program being 'so successful' that they had to adjust their operations accordingly."\nWant to get a sneak preview of what to expect for the Lumina Experience at the Toronto Zoo? Check out some photos of Moment Factory's Lumina light exhibits at other locations below! The pictures are sure to get you excited.\nView this post on Instagram 10 million fireflies . . . . . . . #RainforestLumina #madaboutsingapore2018 #instasgsundayreflection #nikonsg #letsexploresg #visitsingapore #All2Epic #alphahype #artofvisuals #agameoftones #illgrammers #fatalframes #fartoodope #houseoftones #createexploretakeover #createcommune #bevisuallyinspired #ig_color #instamagazine_ #citykillerz #citygrammers #urbanrising #gearednomad #mkexplore #justgoshoot #exploretocreate #exklusive_shot #estheticlabel #creatorgrams #shotzdelight A post shared by YingSin ♀ (@insynced) on Jul 1, 2018 at 5:57am PDT\nView this post on Instagram Something a little different from my usual feed today - not sure who the guy is in my frame but if any of you know feel free to tag 😉🙈 Visited the Singapore Zoo for something extraordinary the other day - they partnered with an international production house to create Rainforest Lumina, an immersive show that takes over the zoo when evening falls. Truth be told I prefer the zoo with animals hahaha but it was a pretty cute experience anyway ✨✨✨ Thanks for the invite, @instasg 🙈 #RainforestLumina A post shared by Shu (@shuutravels) on Jul 9, 2018 at 5:43am PDT\nView this post on Instagram Sakuya Lumina、大阪城公園で未来型冒険の旅。 🏯 /// Sakuya Lumina, a futuristic journey in Osaka Castle Park 🏯 /// Sakuya Lumina, un voyage futuriste au Parc du Château d’Osaka 🏯 • • • • • #SakuyaLumina #osakacastle #nightwalk #japan #osaka #explorejapan #サクヤルミナ #大阪城 #ナイトイベント A post shared by MOMENT FACTORY (@momentfactory) on Dec 16, 2018 at 7:48am PST\nView this post on Instagram Winter wonderland is back, at @luminaborealis, starting today ❄ /// La magie de l’hiver est de retour aujourd’hui à @luminaborealis ❄ • • • • • #LuminaBorealis #Kingston #Ontario #ExploreOntario #cityofkingston #FortHenry #KingstonOntario #WinterWonderland #winterland #wintermagic #wintertime A post shared by MOMENT FACTORY (@momentfactory) on Nov 30, 2018 at 3:45pm PST\nThe new light experience will not only be pretty to look at but will also serve a greater purpose. Lumina Experience aims to promote conservation awareness to the public through its exhibits.\n"The Lumina experience ties in with the Zoo experience of touching hearts of the guest by creating magical moments that inspire guests to make positive change to help the environment," reads the proposal. "It follows the Zoo Mission as a 'compelling guest experience and inspiring passion to protect wildlife and habitats'".\n@ronlowphotoembedded via\nThe zoo hopes that this new attraction will boost the number of visitors as well as bring in extra revenue. "A major objective of the program / experience is to increase awareness of the Zoo being open year-round and to attract different audience demographics," says the proposal.\nThe Toronto Zoo already plans to open the new exhibit as soon as this year! They are aiming for an opening date of December 2019, which is perfectly in time for the holidays.\nDisclaimer: This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.