2018 Huizhou West Lake Lantern Expo
As one of the largest annual events in Huizhou, since its establishment years ago, the West Lake Lantern Expo has been a highlight in the city’s caledar. The lighting ceremony at this year’s expo kicks off on the evening of Dec. 29, 2017. A total of 58 groups of lanterns will be set up around the park, including some on the water and others in the wooded areas. Among them, 8 are super-huge lantern installations, with the largest one nearly 120 meters long!
Period: Dec. 29, 2017 - Mar. 5, 2018
Venue: West Lake Tourist Resort (西湖风景名胜区)
Add.: No. 2, Huancheng Xi Lu (Rd.), Huicheng District, Huizhou (惠州市惠城区惠州惠城区环城西路2号)
Opening Hours: 7:00-22:30 (summer), 6:30-22:00 (winter)
Admission: Free for the tourist resort; fee needed for individual scenic spots: Fengzhu Garden: RMB 20 per ticket; Dongpo Garden: RMB 10 per ticket; Baota Mountain RMB 5 per ticket;
Transportation: In Huizhou, take one of the following buses: Bus No. 2, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 41, 209 or sightseeing Bus No. 1 and get off at Donghu Men station to get to the East Gate of West Lake.
(Author: Monica Liu; Editor: Simon Haywood; Sources: Newsgd.com, Shenzhen Daily, Zhuhai.gov.cn, etc)