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2019 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

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Presented by Historic Philadelphia, Inc. at Franklin Square, Philadelphia PA

May 01
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Jun 30
2019 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Franklin Square May 1 -June 30

The spectacular Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant lighted sculptures, using traditional Chinese methods. The 2019 Festival will illuminate Franklin Square at 6th & Race Streets in Historic Philadelphia from May 1 – June 30 with 30 larger-than-life illuminated displays made of 2,000 individual lanterns and 20,000 LED lights in brilliant

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ADMISSION INFO

May 1 – June 30, 2019, 6 – 11 pm, daily; Franklin Square will be open during regular daytime hours. The Franklin Square Playground will continue to be open and free during the evening hours, accessible from 7th Street, and for festival-goers from inside the park. After 6 pm, the Chinese Lantern Festival requires tickets for entry. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

Sunday through Thursday tickets:

  • $18 for adults
  • $12 for children (ages 3-12, 2 and under are free)
  • $16 for student (13-17), senior (65+), and active military (with I.D.)

Friday and Saturday tickets (Timed tickets required):

  • $20 for adults
  • $12 for children (ages 3-12, 2 and under are free)
  • $18 for student (13-17), senior (65+), and active military (with I.D.)

Group reservations for 20 or more guests can be booked in advance.

Contact: 2156294026

Email: guestservices@historicphiladelphia.org

    Official Website

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

May 1 – June 30, 2019, 6 – 11 pm, daily; Franklin Square will be open during regular daytime hours. The Franklin Square Playground will continue to be open and free during the evening hours, accessible from 7th Street, and for festival-goers from inside the park. After 6 pm, the Chinese Lantern Festival requires tickets for entry. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Franklin Square

200 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Full map and directions

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