【Year of Dragon】Shenzhen Lantern Festival

Shenzhen, China
By GreaterGo Editor
16 Jan 2024

Shenzhen Lantern Festival

The Chinese New Year is just around the corner, and Shenzhen in the Greater Bay Area is ready to welcome the Year of the Dragon. Let GreaterGo takes you on a journey of the not-to-be-missed lanterns in the Greater Bay Area, and enjoy a Chinese New Year Lantern Festival with the theme of "Dragon".


OCT Harbour Greater Bay Area Super Lantern Festival

"2024OCT Harbour Greater Bay Area Super Lantern Festival"'s centrepiece of the event is of course the magnificent light show. The immersive lighting experience, created by the masters of the Zigong Invisible Palace Lanterns in Sichuan Province, will take you into a dreamy world of light and shadow.

When you are tired of strolling around the Lantern Festival and want to take a rest, you can go to the leisure area, sit by the tent and have a drink or coffee with your friends, accompanied by the soothing sound of the waves, and enjoy an interesting film under the starry sky, which will instantly eliminate the fatigue of the night.

The Lantern Festival is not just for fun, it is also a "food kingdom" with a variety of food stalls where you can find the hottest tea and popular food.


Date: 18 December 2023 to 3 March 2024 17:00-22:00

Address: Happy Coast - Coconut Grove Beach, No. 2008 Binhai Avenue, Nanshan District

Tickets: Adult ticket: RMB 68 (original price RMB 98), Child ticket: RMB 34 (original price RMB 44)



OCT Harbour

The 5th Fairview Lantern Carnival - Journey to the Oriental Myths

The 5th Fairview Lantern Carnival - Journey to the Oriental Myths" at the Splendid China Folk Village in Shenzhen is the largest of its kind in terms of scale. This year, the Fairview side has teamed up with the top lantern production team in China to create a 520,000-square-metre lantern festival in South China. There will be seven themed lantern viewing areas, a 2,000-square-metre lantern display of the Four Great Beasts at the Lake, more than a dozen national flash mobs, the reappearance of Chinese NPCs (characters played by staff members), a food bazaar and other exciting activities. Travelling back in time, you will enter the world of oriental myths and experience a colourful lantern feast.

Date: 1 December 2023 to 10 March 2024

Address: 9003 Shennan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China

Tickets: RMB 59.9 (RMB 85 at the door), RMB 99.9 (RMB 170 at the door), Full Day: Adults: RMB 210 online, one day in advance.


Shenzhen Splendid China Folk Village 


Information and photo credits: OCT HarbourShenzhen Splendid China Folk Village 


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