August 16, 2012 (San Diego) -- Little Saigon Foundation presents San Diego Lantern Festival 2012 August 17- 19 at Hoover High School, 4474 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego. The event is from 5 – 11 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The multicultural event features a display of 6,000 lanterns and brings neighbors, businesses and community groups together.
The event includes carnival rides and games, a kids talent contest, Chinese chess competitions, Lion dance and martial arts performances and more. The 2nd annual Miss Asia San Diego Pageant will also be held.