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OHIO CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL

NOVEMBER 17th - JANUARY 7thBUY TICKETS

ABOUT

From November 17th – January 7th, Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival will return to the Ohio Expo Center & State Fairgrounds with brand new light sculptures, more exciting performances and lots more fun and cultural experience!

Presented by Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc

Nightly from 5:30PM - 10:00PM at the Natural Resources Park @ Ohio State Expo Center

CULTURE

The Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival will light up the Natural Resources Park with 39 larger-than-life illuminated displays crafted by Chinese artisans. Our team of artisans hail from Zigong, Sichuan, China’s cultural capital for the ancient art of lantern-making.

In addition to lanterns, nightly performances, and handicrafts, the event will also offer food and beverages. Our menu includes a variety of Chinese and traditional fair food, as well as assorted beverages.

Performance Times:

Sunday-Thursday: 6:30 PM & 8:00PM

Friday & Saturday: 6:30PM, 8:00 PM, & 9:00 PM

Performances are included in festival admission.

Chinese Lanterns

Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival is returning to the Expo Center with bigger and brighter lights this winter! A group of 3 stores high color changing dinosaurs and the 200 feet long Chinese dragon, together with another 35 sets of whole new lights will illuminate the fairground once again.

Traditional Handicrafts

Visitors also get a chance to see how some of the most popular Chinese handicrafts are made at the festival. Handicraft demonstration this year includes inner bottle painting and a special calligraphy painting gallery.

Nightly Performances

Our Chinese performers have decades of experience and offer a glimpse of Chinese stage culture. Some traditional Chinese acts featured include: jar balancing, kicking bowls on a rolling board, Chinese face-changing, martial arts, and umbrella juggling.

FAQ

TICKETS

Tickets are available online or at the door, no advance purchase is necessary.

$15 ADULTS

18 and older

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$10 YOUTH

17 and under

(kids 2 and under free) BUY TICKETS
$12 MILITARY

ID Required

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$12 SENIOR

65+

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$40 Family 4-Pack: (2 adult and 2 youth tickets) BUY TICKETS
$25 VIP Package VIP ticket includes a souvenir gift, VIP seating at stage for nightly performances, back stage tour at 6:00 pm and an audio guide to the lantern displays on your smart phones. BUY TICKETS

College discounts (ID required) are available on Thursday – $12 admission.

Group Sales:

Discounted group rates are available for groups with 15 or more guests.

Adult- $13

Youth-$8

Please contact [email protected] for group ticket sales.

Onsite Box Office Hours:

4:30pm-9:30pm

CONTACT

Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival Natural Resources Park @ Ohio Expo Center

717 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH 43211
(888) 484-2698.