Lantern Light Festival

The Lantern Light Festival is a six-week-long celebration bringing China’s beloved lantern festival to Jacksonville! Held at the Morocco Shrine Auditorium, it is one of the best ways to experience a different culture in Florida.

Lantern Light Festival
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View stunning hand-crafted lanterns in a variety of shapes and themes that truly illuminate the night. The biggest lanterns include a 300-foot long dragon and a 30-foot tall panda bear! There is even a path to walk through a gigantic lantern shark!

A spectacle of light, there are activities for the whole family. Within the auditorium, watch performances by Chinese acrobats and plate spinners! A forbidden city maze is made of mini-lanterns and is devilishly difficult to navigate!

The youngest of guests will love the mini-lantern theme park. There are a variety of activities like mining for emeralds and playing a round of mini-golf. The bravest can even take a dragon ride!

A kaleidoscope of colors showcases the skill of the world’s best lantern-makers and ancient Chinese tradition. Certainly, this is one of the most colorful and exciting festivals in Florida, guaranteed to “light-up” your life!