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The NYC Winter Lantern Festival has made its way to Downtown Staten Island for the holiday season! The signature event of the China National Tourist Office (New York), is located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden and features LED lights, lantern installations up to 30 feet tall, and performances inspired by traditional Chinese dances and art.

Produced by New York Events & Entertainment (NEWYORKEE) and Haitian Culture, and co-sponsored by Empire Outlets and Snug Harbor — the festive cultural event will run from November 28 through January 6.

November 28, 2018 through January 6, 2019
Wednesday/Thursday/Sunday: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Friday and Saturday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

For tickets and to learn more, visit

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