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Award-Winning Festival

by Angelique Platas

Apr 30, 2019

Water-Lantern Festival

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Winner of the USA Today’s Peoples’ Choice Award for Best Cultural Festival, the Water Lantern Festival, is a growing phenomenon. Hosted in cities all over the country, the cultural celebration brings families, friends and strangers together for fun festivities, including music, food, gathering around campfires and, of course, the main event: releasing hundreds of illuminated paper lanterns onto the water.

The entire shared experience means something different to everyone. Some families go to the festival to remember a lost loved one; friends celebrate positive life changes; guests commemorate a closing of a chapter; or, really, any reason at all. The act of floating lanterns over water at night is not only a beautiful thing to witness, it’s a therapeutic one.

Guests and locals find their way to the festival and fill paper lanterns with words and symbols that mean something to them, enjoy live music and food with festivalgoers, and release their lanterns onto the water.

Read more about the fine print here and plan your cultural experience in a city near you.

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