LOCATION:

140 W Franklin St


   

CHAPEL HILL DOWNTOWN

140 W Franklin St and 200 W Franklin St

Chapel Hill


FREE ADMISSION

Donations are welcome & appreciated!


PROHIBITED ITEMS

Food and beverage, pets, weapons are not allowed


ACTIVITIES

LANTERN ARTS

Make a lantern of your own that matches your hope and creativity! Lanterns are symbols of hopes and wishes and the central theme of LIGHTUP. There will be cartoon animal lantern makings that will delight younger minds. Buy 10" solid color paper lanterns and decorate them at various stations assisted by FRANK artists and community artists. You can purchase a battery kit on site to light up your lantern and join the spectacle of a-thousand lantern parade in the twilight!

Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM

PERFORMANCES (Free)

Come to experience the excitement of drumming and dragon dance at the beginning of the event! Watch the singing and dancing from local artists and oversea. There will be Peking Opera and music ensemble performances throughout the day. Join a flash mob performances through the venue and be part of the celebration. This activity is free. If you, your business, or your community is interested in performing in the event, please complete the Performance Registration Form.

Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM

ARTS & CRAFTS

Let your inner artist flourish! LIGHTUP offers DIY art and craft activities that share the cultural traditions covering 5,000 years of Chinese history. Each booth celebrates creativity, diversity, and the unique identities that make Chapel Hill the community we love.

Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM

PHOTO BOOTH

The Photo Booth has a variety of photo drops that represent Chinese architecture and culture scenes. Costume rental from different dynasties and ethnicity groups available on site.

Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM

GAMES (Free)

Fun Games with Prizes

Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM

FOODS (vary)

Many authentic Chinese foods

Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM