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Lantern Festival 2020 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa

DATES: Saturday, February 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

February 22: Bring the entire family to enjoy Pacific Symphony’s annual Lantern Festival, celebrating the Year of the Rat!

The Lantern Festival, which can be traced back 2,000 years, takes place 15 days after the Lunar New Year—on the first full moon night in the lunar calendar—and marks the return of spring, representing the reunion of family. The act of lighting and appreciating lanterns is a way for people to let go of the burdens of their old selves and express their best wishes for themselves and their families for the future.

Program includes:

  • Lantern Making
  • Riddles
  • Performances
  • Dragon Dance
  • Photo Opportunities
  • Food and more!

Admission is FREE, but tickets are required. Due to venue capacity, admission will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the course of the event. Though a ticket does not guarantee immediate admission, ticket holders will be given priority access.




Saturday, February 22
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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600 Town Center Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2787

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