NYS Chinese Lantern Festival

, , Adults $15.00, Seniors $13.00 – age 60 and over (must show ID), Ages 5-16 $12.00, Children under 5 free; Groups of 50 or more $12.50 per ticket, Senior Groups of 50 or more $12.00 each ticket

New York Experience Festival Grounds

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:30pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:30pm
Friday, May 26, 2017 5:30pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017 5:30pm
Sunday, May 28, 2017 5:30pm
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 5:30pm
Thursday, June 1, 2017 5:30pm
Friday, June 2, 2017 5:30pm
Saturday, June 3, 2017 5:30pm
Sunday, June 4, 2017 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 5:30pm
Thursday, June 8, 2017 5:30pm
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:30pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017 5:30pm
Sunday, June 11, 2017 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 5:30pm
Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:30pm
Friday, June 16, 2017 5:30pm
Saturday, June 17, 2017 5:30pm
Sunday, June 18, 2017 5:30pm
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 5:30pm
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:30pm
Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:30pm
Friday, June 23, 2017 5:30pm
Saturday, June 24, 2017 5:30pm

The New York State Fairgrounds will be transformed into a magnificent setting! The New York State Chinese Lantern Festival comes to Syracuse, April 14 – June 24, 2017 for the first time in this area.

The Festival will include more than 20 ALL NEW displays. Each display includes hundreds of parts, and thousands of LED lights. From a three-foot baby panda in Panda World to a three-story Chinese palace pagoda, 1,000 sculptural components will be created on-site by more than 30 artists from China. Welded metal frames covered in fabric will emerge as flowers, peacocks, cranes, butterflies, archways. The sculptures are LED-lit-from-within lanterns. The nearly 200-foot-long dragon is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

View the craftsmanship, cultural significance and artistic beauty of these displays. Experience artisan crafts and beautiful cultural performances nightly at 6:30 and 8:30pm on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and at 7:00 and 9:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, weather permitting (no rain checks will be issued in the event of a weather-caused cancellation). Enjoy delicious Chinese (and New York State) food and drinks as well.

Parking lot opens at 4:30pm. Please enter through Gate 6 off State Fair Boulevard. Admission tickets can be purchased beginning when the gates open at 5:30pm.

Venue: NY Experience Festival Grounds

Show Hours: 5:30–10:00pm (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday), 5:30–11:00pm (Friday, Saturday). The festival is open everyday except Mondays.

Please note ticket sales and admission to the event end ONE HOUR PRIOR to closing to give visitors enough time to see and experience the festival.

Admission: Adults $15.00, Seniors $13.00 – age 60 and over (must show ID), Ages 5-16 $12.00, Children under 5 free; Groups of 50 or more $12.50 per ticket, Senior Groups of 50 or more $12.00 each ticket

Event Website: www.lanternfestnys.com

Contact Email: events@syracusemediagroup.com

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