The Chinese Lantern Festival Will Light up the Night in Pomona

Happening November 15th - January 6, 2019


Prepare for “The Wild”

Friends, I’m really excited about the upcoming Chinese Lantern Festival happening Pomona Fairplex!

The evening skies will become ablaze with the color and light with more than 1,000 beautifully handcrafted lanterns.


The lanterns range in size from 12 – 23 feet tall, and combines art, tradition, and culture. This year’s theme, “The Wild,” features five different locations: America, Oceania, Asia, Antarctica and Africa, with lanterns representing wild animals from each region, including Cheetahs, panda bears, jellyfish, majestic cranes, lions, and even dinosaurs.

The festival will also feature food, Kung Fu shows and demonstrations, and shadow play. Guests will also be able to shop the craft marketplace where authentic Chinese jewelry, artifacts, dough figurines, as well as Chinese embroidery art, sugar art, paper-cut and fabric art will be available for purchase. 

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Hope to see you there, friends!


-Anabel M.

Anabel Marquez