Stockton Lantern Festival

Stockton Lantern Festival

Koda's Journey to the Magic Forest

Nov 24, 2023 - Jan 14, 2024

Event Details

Additional Ticket Information

Mon- Thu                                                                                                                   

 Advance Ticket: Adult Ages 13+ $23 | Child Ages 2-12 $19 | Seniors 65+ $19                                       

 Day Of Show Tickets: Adult Ages 13+ $26 | Child Ages 2-12 $23 | Seniors 65+ $23

Fri- Sun:                                                                                                                    

Advance Ticket: Adult Ages 13+ $28 | Child Ages 2-12 $24 | Seniors 65+ $24                                      

Day Of Show Tickets: Adult Ages 13+ $ 30 | Child Ages 2-12 $28 | Seniors 65+ $28

Any Night Ticket:                                                               

Any Night Tickets: All ages $30.  This ticket allows you to gift tickets without spoiling the surprise by asking what night they want to attend.


Advance Ticket: Adult Ages 13+ $28 | Child Ages 2-12 $24 | Seniors 65+ $24                                       

Day Of Show Tickets: Adult Ages 13+ $ 30 | Child Ages 2-12 $28 | Seniors 65+ $28


Event Dates: Now through January 14, 2024
Event Times: Opened nightly from 5pm - 10pm

Please arrive by 9pm to allow one hour to view displays, sooner the better as you will want ample time to enjoy the magic of the lanterns.

Tianyu Culture & ASM Global are pleased to offer a ticket option that can be used any night of your choosing! Any Night tickets make great gifts and afford you the flexibility to work around busy holiday schedules. If you need flexibility, this is the ticket for you!





Stockton Ballpark Box Office: Daily 2pm- 9pm

Adventist Health Arena Box Office: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 11am- 2pm


  • Date Specific tickets allow you to pick the specific date you want to attend the festival.
  • Ticket prices increase when purchased on the day of the event.


Child- Ages 2-12 save $4 when purchasing Advance Tickets. Save $3 on Day Of Show Tickets Mon-Thu. Save $2 on Day Of Show Tickets Fri-Sun.

Group- Save $3 per adult-priced tickets when purchasing 10+ adult tickets. Click HERE for inquiries.

Military-  Active military and Veterans Save $5 when presenting ID at Adventist Health Arena and Stockton Ballpark box office.

Seniors- 65 years and older save $4 when purchasing Advance Tickets. Save $3 on Day Of Show Tickets Mon-Thu. Save $2 on Day Of Show Tickets Fri-Sun.

Student- Save $3 on Wednesdays with a valid student ID at Adventist Health Arena and Stockton Ballpark box office,



Please note that the ballpark will be using the following security procedures for all events. Please plan accordingly. 

  • Gates open daily at 5PM and last entry into the Stockton Lantern Festival is 9PM as the lanterns go dark at 10PM.

  • Walk thru metal detectors at all entrances of the ballpark; all patrons will walk through a metal detector prior to gaining access. If needed, security will perform pat downs on patrons in addition to the metal detectors. 

  • Bags larger than 14"x14"x6" are prohibited from entry and all bags are subject to search. If volulntary search is denied, entry will be denied.  
  • Nonprofessional cameras are allowed.

  • No weapons of any kind will be permitted into the ballpark. Including wallet chains.

  • No outside food or beverage will be permitted into the ballpark. 

  • We are a cashless facility! All points of sale within the venue are no longer accepting cash. Please be prepared to pay with your credit card, debit card or mobile pay. Thank you! 

  • The ballpark is a no smoking facility, there is no designated smoking area. 

  • The ballpark has a no re-entry policy. 

  • Strollers are allowed and will be searched.

We encourage you to plan accordingly for traffic in the City, parking and long lines when attending Stockton Lantern Festival. 

Parking is located at the North Lot and Arena Garage – 398 W. Fremont St, Stockton, California 


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Click the link Introduction of Zigong Lantern Festiva to find out more about the amazing history of The Lantern Festival in Zigong.


Looking for a fun way to keep students learning? Check out our free Stockton Lantern Festival Lesson Plans. From the history of the festival to how these sculptures are crafted, we have four days of lessons and activities created and ready to go for your students grades K-5. Download today!


Each night we will present live traditional Chinese stage performances at the main stage located on the concourse.  Show times are as follows:

Monday through Thursday

5:30PM, 7PM and 8:30PM

Friday through Sunday

5:30PM, 6:30PM, 7:30PM and 8:30PM

PLEASE NOTE: Performances are included in the ticket price; however, performances may be cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances for the safety of the performers. If a performance or performances are cancelled, there will be no refund or compensation given.


Re-entry is NOT permitted for Stockton Lantern Festival.  Entry into Stockton Lantern Festival will stop at 9PM and the lanterns go dark at 10PM.


Only service dogs will be permitted entry. No pets of any other kind will be allowed in.


Sensory Friendly night will take place on Monday, January 8, 2024 and include lower decibel music, decreased capacity, to allow more space between crowds, reduced strobes and flashing lights, as well as access to a quiet area to decompress from sensory overload. Quiet areas do have a limited space so we ask all to be mindful of others.




This event will go on Rain or Shine.  Please visit our website, social media, or call us at 209.373.1400 in the case of extreme weather conditions and/or slippery road/surface conditions.

Patron safety is our top priority. In the best interest of our guests, we may decide to close on nights we feel walking conditions are unsafe.





Jun 2024