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August 21st

Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven't met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.  People can write inspirational messages, hopes, dreams, or whatever they want on their lantern prior to sending them out at sunset.

Each adult ticket comes with the following:

  • Wristband for entry into the festival area with food trucks
  • Floating lantern kit LED candle
  • Commemorative drawstring bag
  • Marker
  • Lantern retrieval and water clean up

The price covers the cost of collecting and removing the lanterns from the water following the event as well as cleaning up any trash that may have been previously been in or around the water.


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