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Chinese Lantern Festival to Visit New Locations for 2024/2025 Season

by Aoife O'Riordan

Jul 10, 2024

© Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc.

Destinations / North America

Tianyu, North America’s largest lantern festival producer, recently announced additional locations for its renowned Chinese Lantern Festival for the 2024/2025 season. Family travelers can now enjoy first-time events in Queens, New York, at Citi Field, and Dallas, Texas, at Texas Trust CU Theatre.

 

lantern

© Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc.

This season, Tianyu has more than 30 festivals confirmed and will see dreamy ice and snow worlds full of divine beasts, rain forests with scenes of wildlife, oceans and coral reefs bursting with sea life, and the Egyptian Nile River with crocodiles and hippos. Guests can expect new features and even more ambitious designs.

 

Follow Koda, a young boy as he wanders through a magical and enchanted forest in Koda’s Journey to the Magic Forest. This experience features a 50-foot lantern tree, the highest lantern Tianyu has ever produced. Eighteen large lantern scenes are expected this year.

 

The Long Lotus

© Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc.

Guests will also be treated to authentic Asian cuisine, live performances and traditional handicrafts.

 

Upcoming festivals include:

  • Franklin Park Zoo, Boston, Massachusetts: Aug. 2–Nov. 3
  • Citi Field Baseball Park, Queens, New York: Nov. 14–Jan. 12, 2025
  • Los Angeles, California: Nov. 14–Jan. 5, 2025
  • Texas Trust CU Theatre, Dallas, Texas: Nov. 8–Jan. 19, 2025

 

elephant

© Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc.

The first U.S. festival from Tianyu was Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival in Spokane, held in 2015.

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