The lanterns, which will be personalized by attendees, are made from rice paper and wood so they are biodegradable and environmentally friendly. Included in the price of your ticket is the cost of collecting and removing the lanterns from the water following the event, as well as cleaning up any trash that may have been previously been in or around the water.
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Tickets for the event are tiered: $30 for regular (ends 8/30), $35 for late (ends 9/7) and $40 the day of. This price does not include the cost of fees or taxes. You can purchase ticket protection for an additional $4 to reserve your lantern in case of inclement weather and rescheduling.
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Gates open at 5 p.m.
Food truck, live music and vendors from 5 to 7 p.m.
Design your lantern at 7 p.m.
Lantern launch from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Event ends 9:30 p.m.
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Want to go?
WHAT: Water Lantern Festival in Columbus
WHERE: The Promenade, 233 S. Civic Center Drive, Columbus
WHEN: Sept. 8 from 5 to 9:30 p.m.
INFO/TICKETS: Facebook | Website