Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Getting a glimpse of China? Not quite, but almost.

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05-01-2018 - 06-30-2018 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Franklin Square
      200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19105

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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Special Interest: Festival ExpoSocial

Spend an evening with the family seeing awe-inspiring silk lanterns that light up the night. This year there are 28 lantern sculptures and performance from Chinese acrobats. Chinese folk artists will also be selling their crafts. Take a break at the Dragon Beer Garden or meet friends there. Watch out for the 200-foot-long dragon!

Some of activities that caught our eye were Sugar Art / Crafting, Paper Cutting, and Plate Spinning. You can read the whole list of activities here.

The festival is by 6th and Race Streets. Open Sun. – Thur. 7pm-11pm and Fri. – Sat. 6pm-11pm. The regular park opens at 6am, but closes before the festival. Franklin Square Playground is free and open from 6am-9pm daily with entrance from 7th Street. Dogs are allowed, but must be on leash. All events are outdoors.


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Location: Philadelphia, PA | Pennsylvania
Activities: Festival, Expo, Social, Culture, Community, Lantern

Admission: Adult $18, Youth $12, Senior $15, Military $15.

Time tickets are required for entry on Friday and Saturday.

More Information: Call 215-629-5801 for more information.

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