This one-of-a-kind experience includes an all-new collection of larger-than-life, illuminated silk sculptures, acrobatics, dancers, authentic crafts and the return of a 200-foot-long dragon.
Timed tickets are required for entry on Fridays and Saturdays during the Festival. You may enter 15 minutes prior to the time on your ticket or any time after. Once inside you may stay to enjoy the festival for as long as you like. Tickets are not valid after the close of the Festival that day.
Sunday - Thursday
6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday
6:00 pm -11:00 pm
Franklin Square is open daily, free until 5 pm. Please note: Franklin Square closes at 5 pm each day for Chinese Lantern Festival preparation.
The Franklin Square Playground remains free and open until 9 pm each day (Please use the 7th Street entrance after 5 pm).