China Lights Tickets On Sale

The Fairgrounds Nashville will bring a world-class Chinese lantern festival to Music City in May.  Tickets for China Lights – Illuminating The Fairgrounds will go on sale today at www.ChinaLightsTN.com.  The festival, produced by Festival Pro, LLC, will be the first of its kind in the Mid-South and will feature brilliantly lit large-scale lanterns along with Chinese folk-culture activities, cuisine and entertainment.  

“We’re excited to showcase The Fairgrounds Nashville in a whole new light this spring,” said Laura Schloesser, Executive Director of The Fairgrounds Nashville. “Festival-goers will be delighted by the exquisite lantern sculptures, traditional performances, beautiful art and delicious cuisine.  It’s going to a great family adventure.” 

The unique celebration brings a team of Chinese artisans and technical staff from Sichuan Tianyu, located in Zigong, China to Tennessee to create a magical, vibrant paradise of lit displays.  The China Lights Festival will open May 12th and run through June 11th.  The festival’s four-week run will feature over 30 grand displays that will illuminate nine acres of The Fairgrounds Nashville.   

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International Agreement to Bring Chinese Lantern Festival to The Fairgrounds Nashville

Chinese Lantern Festival comes to The Fairgrounds Nashville in May
China Lights – Illuminating The Fairgrounds

Nashville, TN (January 28, 2017) — The Fairgrounds Executive Director Laura Schloesser announced today that The Fairgrounds Nashville has entered into an agreement with Festival Pro, LLC to bring a world-class Chinese lantern festival to The Fairgrounds Nashville. Nashville is the first Mid-South city to schedule the unequalled China Lights, a festival featuring brilliantly lit large-scale lanterns along with Chinese folk-culture activities, cuisine, and entertainment.

Opening May 12, the festival’s four-week run will feature over 30 grand displays that will illuminate nine acres of The Fairgrounds Nashville. Complete details will be presented at a press conference scheduled for April 8, 2017.

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