Three things on your to-do list for spending the Spring Festival in Guangzhou: visiting a flower market, viewing a lantern show, and having a reunion dinner.
Kicked off on Feb. 8, the 2018 Guangzhou Yuexiu Lantern Show features 50 groups of large scale festive lanterns, 30 groups of large scale lighting installations, about 1 million decorative bulbs, and 17 mosaicultures. Therefore, not only can you view the magnificent lantern show at night, you can also enjoy the beauty of flowers during the day.
As one of the most important events in the Spring Festival calendar in Guangzhou, Yuexiu Lantern Show is more than a light show. There are also song and dance performances, a calligraphy and painting exhibition, a photography exhibition, a festive lantern themed post office, lantern riddles, garden parties and much more.
The lantern show will run until March 11, with the ticket price at RMB 30 per person. During the Spring Festival holiday, that is from Feb. 15 to 21, tourists can get a 20% off for the admission to the lantern show, and the ticket price will be RMB 24 per person during that period.
Period: Feb. 8th - Mar. 11th, 2018
Opening time of the park: 6:00-22:00
Lighting time of the show: 18:30-22:00
Admission: RMB 30 per person
Add.: Yuexiu Park, No. 960 Jiefang North Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Nearby metro station: Yuexiu Park (越秀公园), Line 2