Where is the NYC Winter Lantern Festival? NYC Winter Lantern Festival at Snug Harbor Cultural Center is back for a third year to transform the botanical garden into an immersive world of light! Starting from 10/29/2021 until 1/9/2022, ESCAPE with your friends and family in over 8 acres of luminescence.
What can you do at the Lantern Festival?
- Lighting and Watching Lanterns.
- Guessing Lantern Riddles.
- Eating Tangyuan (Yuanxiao)
- Watching Dragon Dances and Lion Dances.
What food is eaten during the Lantern Festival? The traditional food eaten on Lantern Festival is a glutinous rice ball typically filled with sweet red bean paste, sesame paste, or peanut butter and round in shape. It is called “Yuanxiao” and “Tangyuan” in northern and southern China respectively.
Where is the sky lantern festival? Today, this practice of releasing sky lanterns is the most popular festival in Taiwan. Every year during the Sky Lantern Festival, another distinctive celebration takes place in Taiwan (in Taitung City). It’s popular as the Bombing of Lord Handan.