New Mexico Chinese Lantern Festival

NM Chinese Lantern FestivalComing up on October 6th and running through November 12th, check out the New Mexico Chinese Lantern Festival being held at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Open nightly from 5:30 – 10:30 pm, the festival features over 30 larger-than-life illuminated displays, all crafted by Chinese artisans from Zigong, Sichuan, China’s cultural capital for the ancient art of lantern-making.  Performances are included in the admission price and handicrafts, food and drink will be available for purchase.

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $10 for youth 17 and under.