2013 Chinese Lantern Festival for Two, Four, or Six People (Up to 45% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Festival turns lagoon at Fair Park into a magnificent spectacle with attractions such as 24 hand-crafted lanterns and acrobatics shows

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 5th, 2014. Limit 2 per person. May buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Subject to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $24 for two general admission tickets ($44 value)
  • $48 for four general admission tickets ($88 value)
  • $72 for six general admission tickets ($132 value)

The Chinese Lantern Festival is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 8. 2013, and then is open daily December 9, 2013, through January 5, 2014. The event lasts from 5:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m., with admission stopping at 10 p.m.

Audio tours enhance visits with more tales and stories about the lanterns. Audio tours are available for $3 if reserved in advance, or for $5 onsite. Reserve an audio tour here.

Chinese Lantern Festival

As the sun sets, the lagoon within Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, transforms into a magnificent spectacle where 24 lantern sets weave a rainbow of light around the fairgrounds. Visitors enter through an illuminated red tunnel to explore the festival, where each area has a distinct offering. At the center lagoon, a 130-foot-long imperial dragon boat radiantly navigates amid other twinkling showcases, such as the vibrant Castle of Dreams, cloisonné-decorated vases, and palace lanterns. Elsewhere, the shimmering Porcelain Pagoda made up of more than 70,000 hand-tied bowls, spoons, and wine cups stretches 52 feet high.

The story of these illuminated marvels begins in Sichuan, China, where nearly 50 artisans and technicians craft small pieces and raw materials before shipping them to Dallas. There, the exported cloth, glass, and porcelain is transformed over the course of several months into the lanterns that paint the night atmosphere of the festival.


Tips

  • “Dont forget to take a good camera with flash :)”

  • “Take your Camera, Take your time and enjoy the music and go at NIGHT TIME.”

  • “Yes, would recommend it was beautiful had a wonderful time.”

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    Fair Park

    3535 Grand Ave

    Dallas, Texas 75210

    214-928-7670

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