December 06, 2019 - January 26, 2020 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
Update/News: Family Package (2 Adults, 2 Children) will be available after opening day on December 06, 2019.
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Event IntroFeaturing over 120 lantern exhibits, live entertainment and interactive experiences, the first-ever Hello Panda Festival is designed to stir the senses and inspire imaginations. Our event celebrates the traditional Chinese art of lantern-making with magical displays of light and color, handcrafted by world-class artisans. Other attractions include cultural performances and arts experiences, a holiday market and 60 international food vendors curated by The World’s Fare.
CPAA North America, Inc.Established in NYC in 2013, CPAA North America is a leading producer of arts and entertainment experiences that promote and celebrate diverse cultures. Since 2013, the organization has co-produced events and programs at Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. These include stage productions of Peony Pavilion, Mulan, Qingming Riverside, Silk Road, Dragon Boat Racing and Wedding of Erdos. With multiple years of convention production experience, CPAA North America, Inc. presents the Hello Panda Festival in New York. The Hello Panda Festival aims to become an annual global festival with multiple venues in the next five years.Hello Panda FestivalOrganized by CPAA North America, Inc., Hello Panda Festival is a worldwide winter festival that celebrates the holiday season with giant lantern displays, entertainment, food, modern art exhibits, interactive games, cultural arts and handicrafts, a holiday market and live stage performances. From December to January, Hello Panda Festival will light up New York City, covering Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. It is the largest lantern show in New York’s history, with over 120 lantern sets displayed at Citi Field in NYC, in addition to events in Vernon, NJ and Catskill, NY.
HIGHLIGHTS / Accessibility
Citi Field is easy to access, with the 7-train running 24-hours a day that brings people all the way from the West Side of Manhattan to Mets-Willets Point station in Queens.
HIGHLIGHTS / Comfortable Environment
Hello Panda Festival provides 6 giant tents to create a warm indoor environment for visitors to rest, watch performances and enjoy food and beverages.
HIGHLIGHTS /Production and Design
Hello Panda Festival invited the China Central Academy of Fine Arts to design the lanterns and top artisans to produce the lanterns. 90% of the lanterns are original designs.
HIGHLIGHTS / Various Activities
Hello Panda Festival provides performances, exhibitions, interactive activities, games, food and drinks, unique souvenirs, art competitions and lectures. There are different themes each week and different activities everyday.
HIGHLIGHTS / Lanterns
For 2019, visitors can experience larger than life lanterns and enjoy a light show with traditional arts and modern technology. These magnificent lantern displays are built on-site by artisans, using a variety of materials including silk and chinaware. All the lanterns are illuminated by environmentally friendly and cost-effective LED lights.
HIGHLIGHTS / Adventure & Discovery
Features dinosaurs, ocean creatures and safari animals. Kids can get a chance to explore and find hidden treasures.
HIGHLIGHTS / Live Entertainment
Hello Panda Festival invites performing groups from all over the world, their art forms to visitors, including music, dance, and acrobatics.
HIGHLIGHTS / Modern Arts Exhibition
World-class artists will present their masterpieces in a gallery tent.
HIGHLIGHTS / Chinese Cultural Heritage
Hello Panda Festival offers Chinese cultural experiences including arts and crafts such as Chinese paper-cutting, dough sculpture, sugar painting, embroidery, calligraphy and jade crafts.
HIGHLIGHTS / Marketplace
Gifts and unique souvenirs from around the world are available, including artisanal crafts, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, and art/illustrations.
HIGHLIGHTS / International Cuisines
Hello Panda Festival delivers a diverse, colorful, and amazing selection of foods and drinks from around the world in a warm and comfortable indoor environment. Visitors can explore the cuisines of Thailand, Italy, Mexico, America, China, the Medditeterranean, and many more.
HIGHLIGHTS / Community & Outreach Program
Hello Panda Festival collaborates with institutes, local community, and schools in the creation of arts and craft programs and competitions such as FAC Children Painting Competition.
|Ticket Information ||Ticket Price |
| Adult Admission(Fri-Sun) || USD 28|
| Child & Senior Admission (Fri-Sun) || USD 25|
| Military Admission (Fri-Sun) || USD 25|
| Season Pass || USD 90|
| Free Admission (0-3 yrs ONLY) || Free |