STONE MOUNTAIN, GA– Stone Mountain Park’s first-ever Lunar New Year Festival features cultural craft activities, storytelling, puppetry, dance and drum exhibitions, parades, a new Drone Show, a new Light Show, and other cultural elements. The festival will take place Friday through Sunday, January 20 – 22 and 27 – 29.
Held in the Crossroads area of the park, visitors will experience the Largest Lunar New Year Spectacular in North America through dance, music, educational craft activations, dragon and lion dance teams, martial arts demonstrations, signature foods, hundreds of red and gold lanterns, and much more
The event showcases cultural and educational activities for families to experience together. Learn calligraphy, yo-yo demonstrations, knot tying, and more from certified instructors from the Chinese Cultural School of Atlanta. Pose for pictures with ambassadors dressed in cultural dress and stationary backdrops throughout the event. Visit the Lighted Reflection Walk-Way to offer well wishes and prayers for a prosperous new year.
End each evening with a festive Drone Show featuring over 200 color-changing drones creating amazing aerial formations synced to music, then watch the massive Lunar New Year Light Show projecting images on the mountain along with immersive lights and special effects, followed by a fireworks finale.
Listed in Frommer’s 500 Places to Visit with Your Kids Before They Grow Up and cited by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as one of “35 Natural Wonders in Georgia You Must See Before You Die,” Stone Mountain Park is located 15 miles east of downtown Atlanta. For more information, visitwww.stonemountainpark.com, or follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates
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Photo of Dragon dance team provided by Stone Mountain Park.