New York State Chinese Lantern Festival Open May 25 through July 1, 2018

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The New York State Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Syracuse with all-new, handcrafted lanterns that illuminate when the sun sets. Located at the New York State Fairgrounds in the State Park at the Fair and in the International Pavilion, the festival features two performances daily with Chinese acrobats, face-changers, jugglers, contortionists and dancers.

Enjoy local and international food and drink sold by a variety of vendors. Watch as artisans create hand crafted jewelry, bottle painting, paper lanterns, toys and more – the perfect souvenir of your evening at the Lantern Festival.