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Step into a dazzling world of light with over 1000 Chinese lanterns; all handmade by artisans with decades of experience. A whimsical walk-through experience to light up and warm up the holiday season!


A family-friendly nightwalk and mystical event

  • Experience the Magic - Winter Lantern Festival Atlanta

    Experience the Magic

    Winter Lantern Festival’s unique luminescent nightwalk brings the culture and craftsmanship of traditional Chinese lantern festivals, where contribution is celebration!
  • Tradition Brought to Life - Winter Lantern Festival Atlanta

    Tradition Brought to Life

    Modern LED lights are embellished by traditionally hand-crafted lantern frames made from small pieces of classically made Chinese silk cloth and steel wire. All lanterns are created by artisans, some of which have over 20 years of experience in their trade and bring magical folklorical creatures to life.
  • Storytelling - Winter Lantern Festival Atlanta


    Each unique piece holds a story of its own that will be told to visitors to help contextualize their experience even more.

Winter Lantern Festival Reviews

What people think about Winter Lantern Festival

  • Jenny

    This was a nice experience. The people that worked the entry were incredibly friendly and helped me locate handicapped parking required to get my mother with mobility issues through the event.

  • Guyshana

    It was beautiful. My family loved it so much. Great for all ages.

  • Ashlee

    cute fun date night!

  • Lenae

    The light displays were beautiful! The kids and I really enjoyed ourselves.

  • Su

    A wonderful treat!!

  • Brittany

    It was great and so much fun

  • Leela

    Loved the spaced out exhibits, little illuminated playarea, various themes representing the culture. It'll be nice to make more interactive options like the drums. Overall a nice experience with family..convenient location. elit.

  • Lisa

    It was a lovely time with my family and friend!! Amazing works of art and the entertainment show for the kids was great! My little and friends daughter had an awesome time!!


  1. Date: 10th November 2023 - 2nd January 2024
  2. Opening hours:
    • Fridays–Sundays, various sessions throughout 17:00 to 21:00. Time may vary due to severe weather
  3. Duration: The walk is around 45 minutes long
  4. Location: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds! - *Enter through the Southwest Parking Lot for Fairgrounds: - 2507 Sugarloaf Parkway.
  5. Age requirement:
    • All ages are welcome! Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  6. Accessibility: the venue is ADA compliant
  7. Price: Consult the prices in the calendar
Winter Lantern Festival Atlanta


Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
2507 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, US. GA 30045
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