26th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

Saturday, December 21, 2019

The dance of the sun and earth has inspired celebrations of the human spirit, expressed through art and music, throughout the ages. Honouring many cultural traditions, the Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival illuminates the longest night of the year with the singing drumming, music and dancing of peoples from around the world! Activities take place all over Granville Island; for more information visit www.secretlantern.org.

TRIANGLE SQUARE

5pm - 6:30pm: Lantern Sales
5:30pm - 6pm: Vancouver Morris Men perform
6:20pm: Procession leaves Triangle Square with the Carnival Band
 

PERFORMANCE WORKS AND RON BASFORD PARK
6pm - 10:30pm: 
Labyrinth of Light - tickets available at www.secretlantern.org (Performance Works)
9:30pm: Ron Basford Park - Fire Finale - music and fire performance to end the night

PUBLIC LANTERN WORKSHOPS

False Creek Community Centre - visit ca.apm.activecommunities.com to register

Star Lanterns: Sunday, December 8, 10am - 2pm 
Nature Lanterns: Saturday, December 14, 10am - 1pm & Saturday, December 21, 7pm - 9:30pm
Pin-prick Lanterns: Saturday, December 14, 2pm - 3pm & Sunday, December 15, 11am - 12pm
Globe lanterns: Sunday, December 15, 1pm - 3pm

Net Loft - FREE - drop-in, while supplies last
Pin-prick Lanterns: Thursday, December 19, 11am - 5pm

 


 

Parade and Ceremony
Kids Stuff
Outdoors
Performing Arts