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Holiday Lantern Festival with Guided Ferry Ride

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New York City visitors that want to experience fantastic light displays and city skyline views can get in the holiday spirit with a tour to Staten Island's Lantern Festival. The guided excursion includes Statue of Liberty and skyline views and holiday shopping en route to the festival. With hassle-free bus travel to the Lantern Festival—and the ferry ride included—this tour is a great way to supercharge your holiday cheer.
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    Stop At: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1000 Richmond Ter, Staten Island, NY 10301-1114

    Get into the holiday spirit with the surprisingly popular Winter Lantern Festival, which will be available from November to January. Have a unique experience as you explore various holiday-themed and traditional Chinese attractions such as the Light Tunnel, Holiday Zone, and Chinese Lights.

    You will start your experience in downtown Manhattan when meeting your guide inside the Staten Island Ferry terminal. Board the ferry with your guide. Along the way, snap some photos of the illuminated NYC skyline at night and the Statue of Liberty. Your guide will disembark and walk you through Empire Outlets to a chartered bus ride to the festival. You will receive an entry ticket to view the festival at your own pace.
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    Departure Point
    Staten Island Ferry Terminal, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Departure Time
    4:15 PM
    Return Details
    1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, USA
    • Lantern Festival entry ticket
    • English speaking host with guided ferry ride
    • Round trip bus transportation to the Lantern Festival from ferry terminal
    • Entry/Admission - Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    • Guided visit at the Lantern Festival
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I went with my mom... great display all over... just be careful and watch your step... guess they were afraid the ground might get wet... the path they made may not be so flat... witnessed many losing balance... very crowded with lots of stroller pushing parents with no
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    New York City, New York
    A must do...
    A must do, however there is no need to pay the extra for this ticket as the experience and price is exactly the
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    Stephanie H
    A tour I will remember!
    Visiting NYC for the first time, we were bound to book some tours, and I'm glad we booked this one out to the
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    Mr Benoit is so friendly. The trip was so informative and fun. Had a great time. I highly recommend it.
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