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Lantern Fest

RESCHEDULED September 9 | 7-9:30p | All Ages | Countryside Park  
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Lantern Fest is canceled due to predicted storms for Friday, Aug. 9.

All those who already purchased tickets, you will be getting an email with more detailed information.

The NEW date for Lantern Fest is Friday, Sept. 9 from 7-9:30p.

All tickets will be automatically transferred to the new date.

We still have a small amount of tickets remaining for the Sept. 9 date.  We hope to see you there!

Purchase Lantern Fest Tickets Here

Once the sun sets, come out for a beautiful night releasing Wish lanterns on our pond. These lanterns represent life and new beginnings so write your hopes, goals, or dreams and then release it onto the water.

Before the lantern releases, enjoy sitting around the fire, grabbing a snack at our food trucks, decorating your lantern, making a s'more, participating in a scavenger hunt, and listening to music by the pond. A nighttime event that is fun for all ages!

Bring a chair to enjoy a night in the park and see all of the hope, peace, and magic that will surround you.

Limited to the first 300 people, must register to receive a lantern. Tickets are $10 and go on sale June 1.  Follow the event on Facebook for the most up to date information.