Lantern Festival celebrates Peace, Prosperity and Good Fortune During the Holiday Season
Winter Lantern Festival will debut a spectacular holiday light adventure at the Lerner Town Square in Tysons starting December 16 through February 12th. Created by Kaleido Arts & Entertainment Group, Winter Lantern Festival will feature a total of over 10,000 of LED Chinese-inspired artisan lanterns, along with live performances and on-site food vendors.
Winter Lantern Festival comes to the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia area for itsfirst immersive DMV Winter Lantern Festival. From New York with 150,000 annual guests, 3 years in a row, this is an experience for the whole family. Starting from 12/16/22 to 2/12/23, the Lerner Town Square at Tysons will be transformed into a dazzling world of light with over 1000 Chinese lanterns; all handmade by artisans with decades of experience. The lanterns and bright displays will light the night and bring warmth this holiday season.
Guests will wander through a wonderland of light that includes Chinese myths, legends, and zodiacs. In addition, they will view handmade lanterns encompassing a world of ice, including displays of mammoths, polar bears, and penguins. There will also be interactive light swings, see-saws, and tunnels. Be prepared to indulge your friends, family, and yourself in photo opportunities!
“Lantern festivals have been a part of Chinese culture and history for thousands of years, honoring our ancestors and celebrating peace, prosperity, and good fortune,” said Haokun Liu, Partner of Kaleido Arts & Entertainment Group. “We are thrilled to debut the Winter Lantern Festival, expand to new locations, introduce all visitors to the beauty of these artisan installations, and have the show become part of the DMV’s cultural holiday tradition.”
Winter Lantern Festival will feature over ten thousand handmade Chinese lanterns created by over one hundred artists, illuminated by LED lights that can reach up to 30 feet high across 60 acres.
Located in the Lerner Town Square at 8025 Galleria Drive, Tysons, VA 22102. Access the event at metro stop Silver Line Chainbridge Road and parking located at the Tysons II Lerner location. From December 16 to February 12, 2023, hours are Friday to Sundays 5-10 pm. From December 23, 2022 to January 1, 2023, hours are daily from 5-10 pm. $29.99 plus service fee for adults and $19.99 plus service fee for kids. Use discount code EARLYP for 30% off code.
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About Kaleido Arts & Entertainment Group
Founded in 2018 by Haokun Liu, Kaleido Arts & Entertainment Group is the creator and organizer of NYC Winter Lantern Festival and is dedicated to promoting global cross-cultural communication. The company currently assists corporations, associations, and non-profit organizations in organizing events and exhibitions, and provides one-stop planning and execution services.