Bay Lights

A group of people watch the grand lighting of the Bay Lights art installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

16 Images That Show Why San Francisco Wants To Bring Back The Bay Lights Project

The 1.8 mile light display that has been wowing people along San Francisco’s Embarcadero for the last couple of years is about to go dark, but not before providing us with some really spectacular photos of the city’s waterfront.

03/03/2015

Bay Bridge Lights (credit: Funcheap)

‘Bay Lights’ On Western Span Of Bay Bridge Will Be Switched Off Next Month

The waters of the San Francisco Bay will be a bit darker beginning next month as the Bay Lights display on the Bay Bridge will be turned off—temporarily.

02/24/2015

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

‘Bay Lights’ Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco Bay

The organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.

10/23/2014

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Light Display Goes On The Blink

The new $8 million light show on the Western Span of the Bay Bridge is having problems less than three months after the switch was flipped on.

06/03/2013

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Best Spots To Watch The Bay Lights Opening Ceremony

You won’t want to miss the moment the San Francisco Bay is studded with even more twinkling lights. The Bay Lights is alight sculpture designed by internationally renowned artist Leo Villareal and will live for two years on the San Francisco Bay Bridge West Span, starting with the Grand Lighting on Tuesday, March 5th. We’ve picked the perfect spots to watch this iconic event.

CBS San Francisco–03/04/2013

An image of the proposed art installation on the Bay Bridge (thebaylights.org)

Installation Of Bay Bridge Light Display To Begin Next Month

By next March, the installation will create the appearance of dancing lights on the bridge’s Eastern Span, and organizers say it will likely bring nearly $100 million a year in tourist dollars to the region.

09/18/2012