San Francisco's Bay Bridge light display

Hundreds gathered along the water-front and thousands connected online to watch the debut of "The Bay Lights," a beautiful, massive light display on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The display, already billed as the world's largest LED light sculpture, features 25,000 lights along the 1.8 mile long bridge.

Preview: Bay Bridge raises curtains on light show

The western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge got spruced up with 25,000 white LED lights, transforming the gray, workhorse of a bridge into a light sculpture.

Lights Illuminate Bay Bridge in San Francisco

San Francisco debuts the world's largest light sculpture made of 25,000 LED lights.

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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 5: The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture 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 (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)