You Don’t Want To Miss This Gorgeous Lantern Festival In New York This Year

If you thought that light-filled strolls through the park were simply for the holiday season, we’d tell you to guess again. Open for four more weeks, Central New York is currently where you can discover a marvelous Chinese Lantern Festival that you’ll want to visit before it’s gone. Transporting you to another world, it’s time to take a drive out to the New York State Fairgrounds.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

To take a breathtaking peak inside of this luminous world, watch the wonderful footage below brought to you by NYS Lantern Fest via YouTube:

Have you ever visited this festival? If you have, we encourage you to share your own photos with us in the comments section! For more events that you won’t want to miss out on, plan to visit these 9 Best Small-Town New York Festivals That You’ve Never Heard Of!