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Confucius Wishing Lanterns On The Water

February 17, 2018 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Location: River Walk, Convention Center Lagoon (near Ruth's Chris Steak House)


Enjoy an ethereal experience of casting lanterns into the river in honor of loved ones, hopes, dreams, and wishes. Admission is free, and lanterns are $5 each (sold at the event). Lanterns are made of eco-friendly rice paper and contain a floating LED candle. Pens will be available to decorate and personalize your lanterns. Entertainment includes Asian music and dance. Asian-inspired food available for purchase. Lanterns are cast into the river at 6:30pm.

Immediately After lanterns are cast in the river,  and for two more weeks, six, 26-foot long floats carrying magically illuminated objects will appear from 7:00-9:00 PM each night.The last night to take-in the beauty is March 3.  Enjoy the magically illuminated floats from anywhere along the downtown portion of the River Walk.  This is a new feature starting in 2018.  Witness the beginning of a new River Walk tradition.


Confucius Wishing Lanterns On The Water