May 25 2024


5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Lafayette Water Lantern Festival

*This is an externally hosted event*

Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven’t met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.

While they’re called many things such as lantern festivals, lights festivals, floating lanterns, water fest, or Chinese lanterns – only Water Lantern Festival allows you to Light The Water in a way you’ll never forget. Now you can experience the magic of thousands of lanterns as the soft lights reflect upon the water. Purchase tickets HERE.

Each adult ticket comes with the following:

– Wristband for entry into the festival area with access to food trucks
– Floating lantern kit
– LED candle
– Commemorative drawstring bag
– Conversation cards
– Playing cards
– Marker
– Lantern retrieval and water clean up

The price covers 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.

In addition, we support the mission of in helping to provide safe water and sanitation to families around the world. To learn more visit