New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY
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April 14- June 24, 2017
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturdays 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Parking lot opens at 4:30 p.m. Please enter through Gate 6 off State Fair Boulevard. Admission tickets can be purchased beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Ticket sales and admission end one hour prior to close.
The festival is open rain or shine. Performances may be canceled due to rain or inclement weather. No rain checks will be issued in the case of cancellation.
A Springtime feast of lights and color with 30 amazing walk through displays. Thousands of brightly lit LED lanterns arrayed along a walkway will delight and entertain. Enjoy live stage performances Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 9 p.m.
Tickets at the gate:
Adult (age 17 and over) : $17.17 per person
Adult cash discount: $15.00 per person
Senior (age 60 and over) $15.48 per person at the gate
Senior cash discount: $13.00 per person
Child (ages 5-16) $14.37 per person at the gate
Child cash discount: $12.00 per person
Free for ages under 5
Groups of 25 or more $14.92 each. Cash discount price: $12.50 each ticket.
Senior Groups of 25 or more $14.37 each. Cash discount price: $12.00 each ticket.
Adult (age 17 and over) : $18.09 per person
Senior (age 60 and over): $15.82 per person
Child (ages 5-16): $14.68 per person
Please email us after you purchase group rate tickets at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know about your group.
Groups of 25 or more $15.25 per ticket
Senior Groups of 25 or more $14.68 each.
Open Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Mondays.
Special Day At the Gate Discounts $2.00 Off – tickets must be purchased at the gate. Cash or credit card.
April 18 SU Night – Syracuse University students/ employees
May 4-7 Food Bank Weekend – Bring a Can of Food get $2.00 admission
May 9 Nurses Night – May 9 – Show work ID $2.00 off admission
May 14 Mother’s Day – Mothers get $2.00 off admission
May 23 First Responders Night – Show ID get $2.00 off admission
May 24 Teacher's Night – Show ID get $2.00 off admisson
May 31 Food Bank Night – Bring a Can of Food get $2 off admission
June 6 Armed Services Night – $10.12 ticket. / Cash price $8 ticket. with military ID
June 8 Best Friends Day - $2 off at the gate admission
June 18 Father’s Day – Dads get $2.00 off admission
Stroll along a meandering path surrounded by unique works of art that light up the night. As the days get longer, this colorful Chinese Festival will open the five-acre New York Experience Festival Park at the New York State Fairgrounds, from April 14 to June 24.
The Chinese Lantern Festival will be open every day but Mondays, starting at 5:30 p.m., and include two 30-minute entertainment performances at Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 9 p.m. focusing on Chinese culture. The daily entertainment will feature Chinese dancers, acrobats, face changers, musicians and singers. Food and drink will be available as well as demonstrations of Chinese traditional crafts including palm weaving, edible sugar dragons and Chinese paintings of visitors’ names.
Lantern festivals are a Chinese tradition that are often held to mark the end of the Chinese New Year. Thousands of brightly lit lanterns will be on display along a walkway designed delight and entertain. These unique illuminations will be created in China for the event, then assembled into vibrant displays of animals, flowers, Springtime and Chinese symbols. The entire display takes about four weeks to assemble.
All visitors must adhere to the Rules of Conduct of the New York State Fairgrounds.
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701 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13210
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400 7th North St., Liverpool, NY 13088
For Reservations call: (315) 451-1511
581 State Fair Boulevard
Syracuse, NY, 13209
Apr 14, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017