The Fairgrounds Nashville will bring a world-class Chinese lantern festival to Music City in May. Tickets for China Lights – Illuminating The Fairgrounds will go on sale today at The festival, produced by Festival Pro, LLC, will be the first of its kind in the Mid-South and will feature brilliantly lit large-scale lanterns along with Chinese folk-culture activities, cuisine and entertainment.

"We're excited to showcase The Fairgrounds Nashville in a whole new light this spring," said Laura Schloesser, Executive Director of The Fairgrounds Nashville. "Festival-goers will be delighted by the exquisite lantern sculptures, traditional performances, beautiful art and delicious cuisine. It's going to a great family adventure."

The unique celebration brings a team of Chinese artisans and technical staff from Sichuan Tianyu, located in Zigong, China to Tennessee to create a magical, vibrant paradise of lit displays. The China Lights Festival will open May 12th and run through June 11th. The festival's four-week run will feature over 30 grand displays that will illuminate nine acres of The Fairgrounds Nashville.

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