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Chinese Lantern Festival at Fairplex in Pomona


  • Fairplex 1101 West McKinley Avenue Pomona, CA, 91768 United States (map)

Chinese Lantern Festival at Fairplex in Pomona

Chinese Lantern Festival at Fairplex in Pomona

Evening skies will be ablaze with color and light at the Glade, Picnic Hill and Lagoon of  Fairplex Pomona. Experience incredible, authentic and amazing larger than life handcrafted lanterns, live entertainment and food. Enjoy elements of culture such as Chinese folk artists demonstrating their ancient crafts. This fully immersive multicultural experience is one you will enjoy and make new memories at.

If you’re looking for a unique place to snap a few stunning Instagram worthy photos, then this is the place plus enjoy performances, food and more!

  • Over 1000 Handcrafted Lanterns, covering of Glades, Picnic Hill, and Lagoon

  • Live Kung Fu / Chinese Martial Arts Performances 

  • Free Kung Fu coaching on stage with the performers!

  • Dinosaur Rides for children and play area

  • Enjoy a variety of Asian Cuisines

  • Take home your own uniquely hand-crafted keepsake from the mainland Chinese artisan area

Chinese Lantern Festival at Fairplex in Pomona

Celebrate This Year’s Theme – “The Wild” 

Let the wonders of illuminated animals guide you through the Lantern Festival. As you visit each location, the animals change and transport guests to experience locations throughout the world.

Witness cheetahs, jumping koi fish, majestic cranes and travel back in time with our dinosaurs. Travel the globe by walking through America, Oceania, Asia, Antarctica, and Africa. From their modest origins of paper and silk, the Chinese lantern has evolved into wondrous shapes and sizes — turquoise and aqua-marine giant jellyfish, brilliant straw-colored and black-spotted cheetahs, glowing orange and green praying mantis, and ladybugs the size of small children.

The Festival begins November 15 and runs eight weeks, Thursday through Sunday evenings plus Holidays from 5:30 pm-10 pm until closing day on Sunday, January 6, 2019. (Last admission at 9:20 p.m.)

Tickets cost ~ $13 – $21

Parking at Gate 17, $12/car