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Hello Panda Vernon Lights Festival DISCOUNT TICKETS

November 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

Free – $17.98
Pandas with car lantern at the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Hello Panda Vernon Lights Festival: 120+ Lanterns, Food, Market & More


From the Vernon Lights Festival Event Organizer

Vernon will shine even brighter this fall and winter seasons with the Vernon Lights Festival. The festival will feature a walk-through wonderland experience featuring millions of lights, Giant Panda and Friends, The Dinosaur & Animal Kingdom, Fantasy Land & Time Tunnel, The Million Light Maze, NJ’s Largest Lantern Christmas Tree, kid-friendly live entertainment, Light-up Dance Floor and heated tent with children’s playground.


Lights, food, interactive and modern displays and music will support an international framework for arts and exciting cultural experiences for children of all ages and families.


The attraction is teeming with huge handcrafted lantern exhibits, taking a page from the fine art of Chinese lantern making with magical displays of light and color, all handcrafted by world-class artisans.


Lantern of pandas playing a board game at Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Even pandas enjoy a good family game night.


Vernon Lights Festival Hello Panda Festival New Jersey TICKET Deals

To get the lowest price on Hello Panda Festival New Jersey tickets you must use THIS LINK to buy tickets for one of the dates listed.

  • Regular price
    • Free Admission (0-3 Years Old Only)
    • Child / Senior Admission $14.99
    • Adult Admission $19.99
  • DISCOUNTED prices
    • Free Admission (0-3 Years Old Only)
    • Child / Senior Admission $13.49
    • Adult Admission $17.98


Vernon Lights Festival
1733 County Road 565
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States


Vernon Lights Festival


Registration Required

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