Holiday Lantern Festival with Guided Ferry Ride

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This holiday season don't miss the surprisingly popular Lantern Festival. From the luminescent lights of the Light Tunnel and Chinese Lights to the Sea World and Animal Kingdom life-size installations, you will get a holiday experience almost like no other.

You will meet your host in Lower Manhattan to board the Staten Island Ferry. Snap some photos of the illuminated New York City Skyline and Statue of Liberty as we pass it on the boat ride. Your host will narrate along the way.

Once on Staten Island, you will pass by Empire Outlets where you can shop and dine, if you choose. We will direct and drop you off at the bus that takes you to the festival a self-guided visit. At the Lantern Festival, enjoy a live lion dance and other traditional Chinese performances and gaze at the enormous LED installations. Browse the gift shop or grab a bite to eat at the food court, which offers a variety of snacks.

You can return by bus to Empire Outlets and then by Ferry back to Manhattan.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1000 Richmond Ter, Staten Island, NY 10301-1114

Get into the holiday spirit with the surprisingly popular Winter Lantern Festival, which will be available from November to January. Have a unique experience as you explore various holiday-themed and traditional Chinese attractions such as the Light Tunnel, Holiday Zone, and Chinese Lights.

You will start your experience in downtown Manhattan when meeting your guide inside the Staten Island Ferry terminal. Board the ferry with your guide. Along the way, snap some photos of the illuminated NYC skyline at night and the Statue of Liberty. Your guide will disembark and walk you through Empire Outlets to a chartered bus ride to the festival. You will receive an entry ticket to view the festival at your own pace.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Lantern Festival entry ticket
  • English speaking host with guided ferry ride
  • Round trip bus transportation to the Lantern Festival from ferry terminal
  • Entry/Admission - Snug Harbor Cultural Center

  • Guided visit at the Lantern Festival

Departure Point
Staten Island Ferry Terminal, New York, NY 10004, USA

Departure Time
4:15 PM

2 hours

Return Details
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA

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