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Schedule of Events & Activities

Join us on

Saturday, October 14, 2023

in the parkland near the York St. parking lot at 6:30 p.m.

for a procession along the Avon River

through a magical realm of lights.

Most aspects of the Lantern Festival are FREE

but please bring cash since some activities

require a donation.


Event Details:

The Gathering:

Bring your lantern and join us in the parkland east of the York St. parking lot
between 6:30and 7:30 pm.
Donate to receive a PRE-MADE LANTERN and accessories
Create or decorate a LAST MINUTE LANTERN
The Procession:
At 7:30 pm the procession of lanterns will set out along the riverbank
Follow the spheres of fairy light along the riverside
Enjoy the display by Light Up the Night kayakers
The Celebration:
The procession will end at Tom Patterson Island
Create a personalized WISH LANTERN and float it on the Avon River
Visit the WALL of LIGHT created by local students
Enjoy MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT by a variety of local artists
Take a selfie at the amazing 360 PHOTO BOOTH
REFRESHMENTS will be available


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