Schedule of Events & Activities
After a 2-year hiatus the
STRATFORD LANTERN FESTIVAL
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.
Tom Patterson Island:
Donate to receive a PRE-MADE LANTERN and accessories
or to make a LAST MINUTE LANTERN
Enjoy musical entertainment by
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
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