Chinese Lantern Festival at the PNE

By The PNE

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light in this 5-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive lanterns, amazing performances, storytelling, food trucks and a marketplace.

In addition to seeing 35 incredible lanterns throughout the Hastings Park/PNE Fairgrounds, kids activities, and food, there will be two performances each night featuring a variety of Chinese Entertainment including Acrobatics, Folk Dance and Chinese Musical Instrument. Performances will include plate spinning, contortion, kicking bowls on a unicycle, jar balancing, face changing, dance and Chinese violin. *Performers are subject to change.


PNE Fairgrounds  (Get Directions)
2901 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5K 5J1


Festival Dates & Gate Hours

Dec 15, 2017 – Jan 21, 2018 (Closed on December 25)

Sun – Thurs
5pm – 10pm

Fri & Sat
5pm – 11pm


Nightly Stage Shows

Enjoy two 30 minute performances each night

Sun – Thurs
6:30pm & 8:30pm

Fri – Sat
6:30pm, 8:30pm and 9:30pm

Ticket Prices

Adult (13-64): $19
Senior (65+): $14.50
Child (4-12): $13.50
Kids 3 & under are always free

Family Pass

2 Adult & 2 Child: $55.00
Available at the gate onsite only

For more info and to buy tickets, go to

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