Wishing Lanterns

Wishing Lanterns

August 22, 2020 | 5:00PM - 10:30PM

Location: River Walk, 600 E. Market Street (river level)

Volunteers needed from 2:30 - 7 PM, Sign-up link will be added here as event draws closer.

Volunteers receive a free lantern, meal, snack, and water.

      Admission is free. Lanterns are $5 each at the event or online in advance here. 

      Additional Information:

      • Lantern launch begins at 8 p.m.- please don't launch early
        • The launch area has QUADRUPLED in size from 2018
      • 2020 Selling Stations will be noted on the map as 
        • Selling stations will be open from 5-10 p.m. or until sold out (start time subject to change)
        • lanterns and illuminated butterfly sticks sold at the event
      • Credit card sales available at the event
      • Cash (small bills) are encouraged since lanterns are sold at an affordable cost of $5 each (tax included)
      • Will Call pick-up for online sales will be marked on 2020 map as date draws closer
      • Decorating stations will be located on the river level. Please return markers after use so others may enjoy the supplies
      • Bathrooms are available under the Convention Center glass skywalk bridge as well as port-o-lets around the ticket sales areas on street level
      • Elevator access from street level to river level is available in the Convention Center, Shops at Rivercenter, and at Alamo and Commerce St. (near the Torch of Friendship)
      • Nearby parking is marked on the map
      • Two launch areas: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (600 E. Market St.) and Shops at Rivercenter (849 E. Commerce St.)


Wishing Lanterns