Chinese New Year Lantern Festival Celebration
Saturday, March 3, 1-4:30pm
Art Institute of Chicago and Maggie Daley Park
Bring friends and family for a day of fun to celebrate the Chinese New Year Lantern Festival! Enjoy performances inspired by the Art Institute of Chicago’s new Mirroring China’s Past: Emperors and their Bronzesexhibition as well as the chance to design and make your own lantern from 1-5pm at the Art Institute of Chicago. Then at 5pm, take your newly designed lantern and join in a Lion Dance-led lantern procession across the pedestrian bridge from Millennium Park to Maggie Daley Park with performances on the skating ribbon and in the Fieldhouse. Don't miss out on what is sure to be an exciting conclusion to the Chinese New Year season!