Chinese Lantern Festival Tickets On Sale Now for Fall 2020

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden to host festival of hundreds of all new lanterns Aug. 28 – Oct. 18

BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden invites guests to explore Asian culture during the Chinese Lantern Festival to be held Wednesday through Sunday from Aug. 28 through Oct. 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. each evening. The Garden hosted Hanart Culture’s Chinese Lantern Festival for the first time in fall of 2017 and the eight-week festival attracted over 100,000 visitors. Tickets are available to the public beginning March 1st at

The Chinese Lantern Festival returns with hundreds of all new lanterns featuring vibrant flora and fauna. Each handmade lantern is constructed by by masters of the craft in Zigong, the originator of the festival. Illuminated mythical creatures, flowers, trees, insects, and critters will glow throughout the Garden and interactive light displays and colorful archways will captivate all. Marvel at acrobatic shows, browse the marketplace featuring authentic Chinese folk arts and crafts handmade onsite, and explore the lush Asian-inspired garden displays. Throughout autumn, the Garden will offer continuing education classes for adults, programs for schools and home schools, and much more.

Tickets are expected to sell out on many evenings and visitors are encouraged purchase tickets online at Tickets are $23.95 per adult, $21.95 per senior 60+, $15.95 per child ages 2 through 12, and free for children under the age of two. Prices increase at the door if tickets remain on select evenings. Garden members receive a 30% discount on tickets including up to four guests. Please note that the Garden will remain open daily for general admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and close from 5 to 6 p.m. prior to the festival.

For more information call (704) 825-4490 or visit

About Hanart Culture’s Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Lantern Festival is a production of Hanart Culture ( Hanart Culture is a producer/management agent of live theatrical entertainment. They exclusively represent performing artists and attractions, and arrange their touring throughout North America. Hanart Culture handles different aspects of performance solicitation, negotiation and contracting engagements, as well as post-booking services (i.e. supplying press, photos, etc.) to make every performance a success. “Han” is the largest nationality of China; “Art” stands for a variety of art styles, including Kung Fu, Acrobatics etc.


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Debra Plosky