The New Mexico Chinese Lantern Festival features 30+ larger-than-life illuminated displays crafted by Chinese artisans. Our team of artisans hail from Zigong, Sichuan, China’s cultural capital for the ancient art of lantern-making.

In addition to lanterns, nightly performances, and handicrafts, the event will also offer food and beverages. Our menu includes a variety of Chinese and traditional fair food, as well as assorted beverages.

Performance Times:

Sunday-Thursday: 6:30 PM & 8:00PM

Friday & Saturday: 6:30PM, 8:00 PM, & 9:00 PM

Performances are included in festival admission.

New Mexico Chinese Lantern Festival @ Expo New Mexico

300 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

The festival is open nightly from 5:30- to 10:00PM. The ticket booth opens at 5:00pm and closes at 9:30pm.