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The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square
Selected date Wednesday June 21
Selected time 6:00 PM  –  11:00 PM


This blockbuster event will illuminate Franklin Square with all new culturally-inspired lantern sculptures, performances, the Dragon Beer Garden, and much more.

Franklin Square is located at 6th & Race Streets. The Festival is open from 6 pm – 11 pm every night. 

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. 

Don't see your desired date or time? Click on "other dates" or "other times" to see more options. Tickets are valid for entry up to one hour before closing time. 

Please keep in mind that this is a limited run special event and is very popular.  Walk up and/or online ticket sales may cease when capacity is reached. Please purchase tickets as far in advance as possible to secure your entry.

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