Lantern Festival 2020
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For the fifth year in a row, Pacific Symphony and South Coast Chinese Cultural Center/Irvine Chinese School join hands to present a free, fun, family-friendly Lantern Festival, commemorating the end of the Lunar New Year celebration.
Free Family event! Bring the entire family and join us for Pacific Symphony’s annual Lantern Festival, celebrating the Year of the Rat! The Lantern Festival, which can be traced back 2,000 years, takes place 15 days after the Lunar New Year—on the first full moon night in the lunar calendar—and marks the return of spring, representing the reunion of family. The act of lighting and appreciating lanterns is a way for people to let go of the burdens of their old selves and express their bestView more
Admission is FREE, but tickets are required. Due to venue capacity, admission will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the course of the event.
615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
For visitors to Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Samueli Theater, the closest parking is in the Plaza Tower Parking Structure, which is across Park Center Drive from the Westin South Coast Plaza and directly behind the concert hall and South Coast Repertory.
Current rates for performance parking are $10 (cash only).
Limited street parking is available for patrons visiting the box office.