Chinese Lantern Festival

Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns this holiday season.  The seven-week event will run November 23rd, 2018 through January 13th, 2019.


Tips on planning your visit

  • Patrons will walk through the venue to observe the lanterns. Plan for 45-75 minutes to view all light displays and enjoy the live cultural performances.  Total walk through is approximately ½ mile.
  • There will be limited seating on the crescent deck for those that want to relax and take in the view!
  • Venue food/beverage stands will be open selling holiday treats and beverages on the Crescent Deck.
  • Please note, the venue is not able to provide wheelchairs for patrons at this event, but you are welcome to bring your own.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Cultural performances will take place on the stage several times throughout the evening, weather permitting.
  • Parking is free of charge.

Click to view the Food/Drink menu.

EVENT DATES
Friday, November 23, 2018 – Sunday, January 13, 2019
(Closed Mondays, except Dec 24 & 31)

EVENT TIMES
Monday: CLOSED (Please note the event will be OPEN Monday December 24 & 31 6:00pm-10:00pm)
Tuesday – Sunday evenings: 6pm-10pm


TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
For the first time ever Tianyu Culture & Booth Amphitheatre are offering a ticket that can be used on any night of your choosing!

Want to give Chinese Lantern Festival tickets as a gift or have more flexibility when buying for yourself?
Not sure when family will be in town or what your schedule will be, then this is the ticket for you!

ANY NIGHT TICKETS ARE $20.00 for ages 3 and over. Children 2 & under are free & do not need tickets

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TICKET PRICES FOR DATE SPECIFIC TICKETS:
Friday, Saturday & Holidays (Holidays are December 24, 25, 31 & Jan 1)
Children 2 & under are free & do not need tickets.
AGES 3-12: $10.00 in Advance/$12.00 on the Date of event
AGES 13 & OLDER: $15.00 in Advance/$18.00 on the Date of event
Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday Nights:
Ages 3-12 $10.00
Ages 13 & older: $15.00
Seniors 55+, Members of the Military & College Students with ID: $12.00

A small fee will be added to the prices when paying by credit or debit card. Cardholder must be present with a valid photo ID when paying at the venue Box Office with a credit or debit card. Tickets for Booth Amphitheatre events are subject to applicable taxes and fees. Unless otherwise stated, posted prices include a 7.25% NC Sales & Use tax

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DISCOUNTS
Discounts are ONLY available on SELECT nights. Discount tickets are $12.00 for:

  • Seniors 55+
  • College students with ID
  • Members of the military with ID

No discounts available on Friday, Saturday & Holiday nights. (Holidays are December 24, 25, 31 & January 1)

GROUP DISCOUNTS
Groups of 20 or more: Contact Jessica at VIP@RPRK.COM.
Group ticket must be purchased in advance through Jessica to receive the discount and are not available the night of the event.
Group discounts not available on the night of the event.
Group Discount only offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday nights.
(Discounts are not offered Dec 14-Jan 1)

PURCHASE TICKET OPTIONS
To purchase online go to etix.com
To purchase tickets over the phone, call ETIX at 1-800-514-3849
Tickets may be purchased in person at the Venue Box office.  CLICK here for Box Office Hours.

WEATHER
The event will go on Rain or Shine HOWEVER please visit our website or social media OR Call our weather hotline at 919-459-8332 in the case of extreme weather conditions and/or slippery road or surface conditions.

Patron safety is our top priority so in the best interest of our patrons, we may decide to close on nights we feel walking conditions are unsafe. Please click here to view our Weather Policy.

ACCESSIBLITY
Accessible parking is available on a first come first served basis with proper hangtag/license plates.

*Please Note: We are unable to provide Wheel Chairs for patrons to use. You may bring your own wheel chair or scooter in with you. The venue walkways are paved and are wheel chair accessible.

PARKING
Parking will be free of charge in venue owned lots.

HOLIDAY TREATS
Venue Concession Stands will be open selling a variety of food, beverages & Holiday Treats on the Crescent deck.

ITEMS ALLOWED
1 Factory Sealed Bottled Water per person
Rain Coats & Ponchos
Strollers
Small Backpacks/Purses
Umbrellas
Cameras
Wheelchairs

PROHIBITED ITEMS
Pets
Weapons
Food & beverage
Drones

The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, N.C.

The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, N.C.

The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, N.C.

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