This May, you can experience the remarkable sight of thousands of floating lanterns gliding across a lake in City Place Plaza in Houston for USA Today’s #1 Voted Festival, the enchanting Water Lantern Festival.
As described on the company’s website, “Water Lantern Festival is an incredible experience where thousands of family, friends, and strangers celebrate life together.”
“Water Lantern Festival brings together individuals from all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life to join in one emotional and memorable night. You’ll cherish these moments as you witness the beauty of thousands of lanterns and the lights reflecting upon the water.”
On top of the main event, the Water Lantern Festival will also feature food trucks as well as live music and other activities.
Tickets for the festival are now on sale, starting at $26.98 (+ fees). Tickets grant access to festival, food trucks, a lantern kit, LED candle, marker, playing cards, conversation cards, and scavenger hunt giveaway entry. Ticket purchases also cover the cost of the festival cleanup.
The Water Lantern Festival also donates proceeds to go to Water.org to provide sanitary water to people around the world.
“This Water Lantern Festival creates a beautiful and unique way to share your hopes, dreams, and aspirations,” said Nate Sorensen, Event Director. “It’s a night that you will never forget.”
Water Lantern Festival takes place on Wednesday, May 27 at City Place Plaza on
1250 Lake Plaza Dr. Gates open at 5:30 pm, the lantern launch occurs between 8:30 and 9:30 pm.