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Illuminate The Farm Lantern Festival has transformed the Queens County Farm into an oasis of light and color. See dazzling displays of holiday lights as well as hand made lanterns. The lanterns are sculptured into amazing shapes. You’ll see dragons, lions, pandas, tractors, farm animals, flowers and so much more. Walk through this whimsical world of light.
There will also be live cultural shows. You can see
- Tibetan Folk Dance
- Plate/Bowl Spinning
- Swapping Traditional Opera Masks
- Seesaw Bowl Balance
- Straw Hat Juggling
- Hoop Tumbling
- Hand To Hand Act
You’ll also see a face-changing magician which is a sub-genre of Chinese Schuan Opera.
Stroll through several acres of illumination. Blazing with LED lights, there are over 1,000 lanterns. Enjoy festive lights and amazing sights. You can go through a tunnel of lights. Be sure to bring a camera. You can snap so many stunning Instagram worthy photos.
There will be a Food Court where you can purchase food from Asian inspired food vendors. You can enjoy everything from ramen noodles to dumplings and so much more. Soft drinks, coffee, hot chocolate and other beverages are also available for purchase.
New this year is your chance to purchase a wish lantern from the field of lights for $5. You can decorate your lantern at the Art Table. Take it home with you as a souvenir and then wait for your wish to come true.
Since this is an outdoor event, bringing a warm coat or jacket would be a good idea.
Illuminate The Farm has been featured in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, the Daily News, AM New York, Staten Island Advance, Time Out New York, Thrillist, Jersey’s Best, Gothamist and Spectrum News NY.
Illuminate The Farm will run on Thursday to Sunday from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. It runs now and through January 8, 2023.
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