Lighting Up the Night

Thousands of people are expected at the San Diego Lantern Festival.

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Thousands of people are expected at the San Diego Lantern Festival in City Heights this weekend.
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The celebration kicked off Friday night.
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It runs through Sunday night at Hoover High School.
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Organizers expect the festival to draw 40,000 to 50,000 people over its three days.
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The event is organized by the Little Saigon Foundation.
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The festival features 6,000 lanterns, lion dances, parades, a pageant, multicultural food, carnival rides.
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It also features an outdoor screening of "Enter the Dragon" in celebration of the late Bruce Lee's 70th birthday.
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The event runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
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Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children.
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If you take pictures of the event send them to isee@nbcsandiego.com
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