The Ferris wheel of Linnanmäki spins in bright colors during the Carnival of Light on October  14, 2021. Photograph: Tony Öhberg/Finland Today / Click to view gallery.

HELSINKI—The Linnanmäki amusement park is endowed with color from the merry-go-round to the roller coaster as the traditional Carnival of Light has kicked off.

It’s the perfect place for spending an evening in the dark dreamland where magical light characters may greet you around the corner. And if all this wasn’t enough, the cheery attitude of the whole staff, from the candy cotton vendor to the doorman, will shake off any gloominess that the darkest period of the year may have brought upon you.

The traditional Carnival of Light is held until October 24, 2021.


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