North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival

  • Dates: November 16, 2024 - January 12, 2025
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Koka Booth Amphitheatre
  • Location: Cary
  • Address: 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary, NC 27518
  • Phone: 919.462.2025
  • Times: Mon.-Sun., 6-10pm; performances: 7pm, 8pm and 9pm, nightly
  • Admission: $31+ (kids 2 & under are free)

About

Cue the lights because the region’s most stunning holiday tradition is back! Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre will once again welcome the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival when it returns this winter for an 9th year.

Chinese artisans are already busy crafting more than 40 all new displays, each one comprised of hundreds of parts, and thousands of LED lights. These larger-than-life lanterns will captivate visitors at every turn with amazing craftmanship and artistic beauty. Cultural arts performances will take place each night on the main stage.