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Franklin Square's Chinese Lantern Festival Will Feature a Beer Garden

by Drink Philly on Apr 18, 2016 in Culture

The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival, which will take place at Franklin Square from April 22 to June 12, will feature its very own Dragon Beer Garden.

The beer garden will feature non-alcoholic drinks and themed snacks every day of the week, but every Thursday through Saturday, they will also serve wine, cocktails, and beer. All food and beverages will be supplied by Cooperage, who recently took over operation of Franklin Square’s Squareburger as well. The garden will also be open until 10 PM every night except for Fridays and Saturdays, when it will close at 11. While you enjoy your libations, you can look out at the 200-foot dragon that will be on display.

Evening admission will require tickets, so from 6 PM on every night, be prepared to pay $17 for adults, $12 for children 17 and under, and $15 for seniors and active military members. Tickets will be timed on Fridays and Saturdays, so plan your drinking accordingly.

Philly now has plenty of seasonal beer gardens, but be sure to make it to this one before the official start of summer — after all, where else in Philadelphia can you drink next to a dragon?

Check out the video from the Spokane Chinese Lantern Festival to see what's in store for Philadelphia.

Photo via Historic Philly


Tags: Beer, Cocktails, Festival, Wine
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