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NC Chinese Lantern Fest to stay in Cary through 2028

Koka Booth Amphitheatre will continue to host the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival through 2028, the town of Cary announced Friday.

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CARY, N.C. — Koka Booth Amphitheatre will continue to host the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival through 2028, the town of Cary announced Friday.

The festival has been held at the venue since 2015 and set an attendance record with 200,000 visitors in 2021. It is a partnership with lantern designer Tianyu Arts & Culture.

“Following on the heels of record-breaking attendance, we are thrilled to continue our partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture,” Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht said. “The NC Chinese Lantern Festival is one of Cary’s most highly anticipated and beloved cultural festivals for residents and visitors alike.”

The festival runs for seven weeks, beginning in November and ending in January. The event features thousands of LED lights molded into illuminated displays. Last year's event include more displays and viewing routes.

The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns in November.

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