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The Los Angeles Water Lantern Festival From September 15-16

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

$30 – $50
Los Angeles | Water Lantern Festival 2018

Image via Water Lantern Festival on Facebook

The One World Lantern Festival is coming to Los Angeles for a magical and enlightening weekend.

The Lantern Festival will feature two days of festivities (September 15-16) at Whittier Narrows in South El Monte. Here, guests will have a chance to celebrate, decorate their lanterns, and watch them light up over the water. The event schedule for both days is as follows:

  • 5 p.m.: Gates Open
  • 5 to 7:30 p.m.: Food Trucks, Music & Fun
  • 7:30 p.m.: Lantern Designing
  • 8 to 9 p.m.: Lantern Launch
  • 10 p.m.: Event Ends

Tickets for the event are currently available online, however the longer you wait, the more expensive they’ll get. Ticket prices include:

  • Early (Available Until 7/12): $30
  • Regular (Available Until 8/30): $35
  • Late (Available Until 9/14): $40
  • Day Of: $50

Tickets include entry into the festival, a floating water lantern, a keychain LED flashlight, and a marker (to decorate the lantern). Hours each day are 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

As a reminder, all lanterns are made from sustainable and biodegradable materials. The One World team will also be collecting all lanterns, trash, and other materials once the event ends.

So bring a friend or two and don’t miss out on this awe-inspiring event!


September 15, 2018
September 16, 2018
$30 – $50
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Whittier Narrows Park
750 S. Santa Anita Aveue
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-5526