The Magical Chinese Lantern Festival returns

to light up the night in

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden  




Gates Open:
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Last admission at 9:20 p.m.

No Pets Allowed





BRAND NEW illuminated theme- ''Beautiful Life''!


Experience the Chinese Lantern Festival at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden like never before with bigger & brighter stunning lanterns inspired by nature. Bring the family - Children under 2 are free!


  • Experience awe-inspiring lantern displays that tower up to 30 feet high and 85 feet wide ... even a 100-yard-long breathtaking Ceramic Chinese Dragon

  • Explore vibrant lanterns depicting the four seasons of nature & animals in their native environments. Adventure through the Amazon Jungle or journey deep into a vast wonderland with animals, insects & reptiles, plus exotic trees and illuminated plants.

  • Savor food and drinks

  • Enjoy authentic Chinese live  show

  • Taking your photo with lantern 

  • Shop folk art souvenir booths

  • Kids activities


See the art of handcrafted Chinese lantern making, dating back to 2,000 years ago, with a modern twist. Each lantern is hand-crafted of modern materials and eco-friendly colored LED light bulbs, as well as visual moving parts to create larger-than-life imaginative displays.

Every Wednesday-Sunday (6:00 p.m.- 10 p.m. ) Aug.28- Oct.18,2020

Wonderful Family Fun Activities

Chinese Lantern Festival produced by

Coming Festival
6500 South New Hope Road
Belmont, NC 28012