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May
25
Fri
New York State Chinese Lantern Festival @ New York State Fairgrounds
May 25 – Jul 1 all-day

New York State Chinese Lantern Festival

May 25 – July 1, 2018

New York State Fairgrounds

581 State Fair Blvd.

Syracuse, NY 13209

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.

Closed Mondays.

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

For more information, please visit: http://www.lanternfestnys.com or call315-470-0000.

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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.

Jun
22
Fri
Food Truck Fridays @ Everson Plaza
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Partnership with Syracuse Food Truck Association. Special performance by Henniger High School Jazz Ensemble on June 15.

Jun
23
Sat
2018 Landmark Theatre Gala @ Landmark Theatre
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

When: Cocktails, 7 p.m.; dinner, 8 p.m.; afterparty, 10 p.m. to midnight.

What: Celebration of 90th anniversary includes live music, fine dining, entertainment, silent auction and more.

Cost: Check online for individual and group pricing.

Jun
24
Sun
Yoga & Mimosas @ Original Grain
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Partnership between Original Grain and Syracuse Yoga’s Katherine Sargent.

Jun
28
Thu
NY State Blues Festival @ Clinton Square
Jun 28 – Jun 30 all-day

When: Check online for daily music schedules.

What: 26th annual celebration includes live music, local food and more.

Cost: Free admission; VIP tickets for private tent available.

Jun
29
Fri
Food Truck Fridays @ Everson Plaza
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Partnership with Syracuse Food Truck Association. Special performance by Henniger High School Jazz Ensemble on June 15.

Jul
4
Wed
1 Million Cups @ Syracuse CoWorks
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Presentations by local early-stage startup companies aim to draw feedback from peers, mentors, educators and advisors. Open to the public.

Aug
1
Wed
1 Million Cups @ Syracuse CoWorks
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Presentations by local early-stage startup companies aim to draw feedback from peers, mentors, educators and advisors. Open to the public.

Sep
5
Wed
1 Million Cups @ Syracuse CoWorks
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Presentations by local early-stage startup companies aim to draw feedback from peers, mentors, educators and advisors. Open to the public.

Oct
3
Wed
1 Million Cups @ Syracuse CoWorks
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Presentations by local early-stage startup companies aim to draw feedback from peers, mentors, educators and advisors. Open to the public.