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Schedule of Events & Activities

After a 2-year hiatus the

STRATFORD LANTERN FESTIVAL

returns!

Join us on

Saturday, October 15, 2022

starting on Tom Patterson Island at 6:30 p.m.

for an adventure along the Avon River

through a magical realm of lights.

Please note: there will be NO PROCESSION this year!

Participants will make their way from Tom Patterson Island

to the east end of Lower Queen's Park at their own pace,

enjoying entertainment, activities and surprises

along the way.

Most aspects of the Lantern Festival are FREE

but please bring cash since some activities

require a donation.

Event Details:

Tom Patterson Island:

Donate to receive a PRE-MADE LANTERN and accessories
or to make a LAST MINUTE LANTERN
Enjoy musical entertainment by
DEREK McINTYRE
TEN BOY SUMMER

Queen St & Lakeside Dr:

Watch performances by
PUPPETS & SHADOWS THEATRE: Circle of Animals
KAIT TAYLOR: Stories of the Seasons
Enjoy illuminated model boats on the Avon River
Lakeside Drive:
Follow the spheres of fairy light along the riverside
Enjoy the display by Light Up the Night kayakers
Create a personalized WISH LANTERN and launch it into the Avon River
Enjoy musical entertainment by DAN STACEY

Lower Queen's Park:

Travel through the LABYRINTH of the SEASONS and
encounter the SEASONAL GUARDIANS
Enjoy musical entertainment by STEVE WARD
Visit the WALL of LIGHT
Take a selfie at the amazing 360 PHOTO BOOTH
and post it to social media
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