581 State Fair Blvd
Syracuse, NY 13209
New York State Chinese Lantern Festival
May 25 – July 1, 2018
New York State Fairgrounds
Hours: Tuesdays – Thursdays 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.;
Fridays and Saturdays 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.;
Sundays 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Admission prices: Adults $15.50 online, $16 at the gate; Senior Citizens $14 online, $14.50 at the gate; Children 5-16 $12.50 online, $13 at the gate; Children under 5 are free. All prices include tax and service fees.
Tickets are on sale now at http://www.lanternfestnys.com
The New York State Chinese Lantern Festival will be held May 25 through July 1, 2018 at the New York State Fairgrounds. Visitors will stroll along a path surrounded by all new lighted lantern sculptures – dazzling works of art that light up the night – and enjoy live performances, food and drink as well as watch artisans perfecting their crafts available for purchase. The Lantern Festival will be open every day but Mondays and includes two 30-minute entertainment shows focusing on Chinese culture, featuring Chinese dancers, acrobats, face changers and musicians. These performers have decades of experience and offer a glimpse of Chinese stage culture. Some traditional Chinese performances include: jar balancing, kicking bowls on a rolling board, face-changing, martial arts, and diabolo.