For those who travel these days to New York City, in addition to all the beautiful attractions that the city offers for the Christmas festivities, such as markets, decorations and more, this year we have a new attraction in Staten Island: The NYC Winter Lantern Festival, a festival of illuminated sculptures with different motifs in the Staten Island Botanical Garden.
It is located at 1000 Richmond Terrace and can be reached by the free Ferry to Staten Island and then from the terminal every 15 minutes free shuttles to the place where the festival takes place.
It will be open on the following days and times:
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, from 5pm to 10pm.
Fridays and Saturdays, from 5pm to 11pm.
The entrance to enter the festival has the following cost:
Via online: usd 23 adults, usd 15 children and over 65.
In person: 26 adults, usd 18 children and over 65.
There are different themes:
They also have various shows, such as martial arts, Chinese dances and a fun area for adults and children.
Every day they will have a food court available in case you want to stay for dinner and a gift shop in case you want to take a souvenir.
The Festival is open until 6/01/2019