Are you ready for an incredible experience that will be unforgettable?

Make plans to attend the Water Lantern Festival this Saturday Sep 29 from 5-10 p.m. at The Promenade (233 S Civic Center Dr. Columbus).

The Water Lantern Festival is the only festival in the United States that combines the magic of friends, family, great food, and a beautiful array of twinkling lanterns on the waterfront. There is something to do for everyone at this beautiful event. You can enjoy various local food trucks, relax while listening to music, check out the local vendors, decorate lanterns, or even play a game of corn hole with your friends.

Gates open at 5 p.m. and check-in continues from 5-8 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, lantern decorating and food trucks. The Lantern Launch Window will last from 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.

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Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.