Chinese Lantern Festival
to 10 PM
1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd. , Dallas, TX
$9 - $19
Start date: Thursday, November 1, 2012
End Date: Sunday, January 6, 2013
Never before in the Southwest, the Chinese Lantern Festival debuted at the State Fair of Texas and re-opens for an encore starting November 1. It's an exotic visual delight - a collection of architecture, fabric flora, and fauna, including pandas, flamingos, and dinosaurs. There's a dragon made from 15,000 porcelain dishes.
The festival lights up the night, setting the lagoon and imaginations aglow. The Temple of Heaven, Statue of Liberty, animated creatures, and a huge Blossoming Lotus are among the 22 dazzling lantern sets in and around the Nature and Science Buildings and lagoon.
Monday-Wednesday: $14 for adults, $9 for kids 4-12, free for kids 3 and under.
Thursday-Sunday: $19 for adults, $14 for kids 4-12, free for kids 3 and under.
Parking for $15 is available at gates 5 or 6.
Children (4-12) are half price from Nov. 1 to Dec. 1.
Seniors 60 and over are half price on Mondays.
Visitors in wheelchairs are half price all the time.
Order tickets online and get 15% off the regular price until November 15. Get 10% off from Nov. 16-30. Large groups (200 and more) are $7 per person from Mon-Wed. Call Wayne to arrange group tickets (20 and more) at 214-928-7670.
Sorry, this event ended on Jan. 6, 2013.
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