Make Your Own Winter Lantern at Snug Harbor

Build your own lantern in the style of the Lunar New Year! Learn why lanterns play such an important role in Chinese celebrations.  Working with basic materials, families will build a lantern from scratch to light up the holiday.  The workshop lasts one hour.  Participating families will receive one free ticket to the New York Winter Lantern Festival.

WHERE: Building P Lobby, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
WHEN: December 28, 29, 30 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
ADMISSION: $5 per lantern maker


To attend this indoor event, Snug Harbor requires proof of vaccination along with a photo ID for all participants over 11 years of age.  All participants must remain masked while indoors.

This program is made possible with funding provided by the New York City Council through the Cultural Immigrant Initiative, a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Snug Harbor thanks Council Members Joseph Borelli, Steven Matteo, and Debi Rose for their generous allocations.

This event is also supported in part by the New York Winter Lantern Festival.