Dragon Lights SLC, a cultural experience that includes 39 custom-built illuminated exhibits, traditional Chinese handicrafts, dance and acrobatic performances, opens Friday at the Utah State Fairpark.

The event, sponsored by Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc. and part of the China Lights touring festival, continues through May 6, offering an exploration of the ancient and modern cultures of China.

Dragon Lights SLC also includes a variety of Chinese food, plus traditional fair food and beverages.

When • Through May 6; Monday-Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where • Utah State Paripark, 155 N. 1000 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12-$18, with $50 family four-pack; DragonLightsSLC.com, via Smith’s Tix or at the gate.