What is the purpose of the Chinese Lantern Festival? Lantern Festival, also called Yuan Xiao Festival, holiday celebrated in China and other Asian countries that honours deceased ancestors on the 15th day of the first month (Yuan) of the lunar calendar. The Lantern Festival aims to promote reconciliation, peace, and forgiveness.
How long is Chinese Lantern Festival? China’s Lantern Festival marks the final day of the 14-day Chinese Spring Festival. It is celebrated on the first full moon of the Chinese New Year.
When and where is the Chinese Lantern Festival? Most traditional Chinese lantern festivals are celebrated on the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar, marking the last day of the lunar New Year. This tradition dates back 2000 years. In ancient times, lanterns were fairly simple and only the emperor and noblemen had large, ornate ones.
Is the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival free? Ticket price with Festival admission: Adults: $10; children 3-12: $8; children 2 and under: FREE. With the purchase of a Lantern Festival Ticket, all guests will receive $2 off all Philly Mini Golf tickets to be used that date or at a later day through December 31, 2022!