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NYC Winter Lantern Festival🏮

January 8 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ready to step into a world of light and color? There will be over 1,000 lanterns on display, sculpted into magnificent figures of luminescent art. After its success last year, the NYC Winter Lantern Festival is back to transform Staten Island’s Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden into a whimsical world of light. Bring your whole family to wonder at eight acres of lights, live cultural shows, interactive exhibits, and more. The cultural performances include: Plate/Bowl Spinning, Seesaw Bowl Balance, Hoop Tumbling, Straw Hat Juggling, Hand to Hand Act, Tibetan Folk Dance and a Face-changing Magician, which is a sub-genre of Chinese Sichuan Opera — performers wear vibrant costumes and magically swap traditional opera masks from one to another. The dining options will feature international eats with Asian flair, and the gift shop has teamed up with local artists and craftsmen specializing in illustration and Chinese-influenced lanterns.

 

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Date:
January 8
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.nycwinterlanternfestival.com/

Venue

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, Nw York 10301
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Phone:
(718) 425-3504
Website:
https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/sailors-snug-harbor