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Event Spotlight: Water Lantern Festival

The Water Lantern Festival unites people from all over San Diego to come together as one world and fills their souls with a night full of enchantment and wonder. 


Enjoy the food, music, beauty, and life around you as you celebrate, reflect, and soak up the atmosphere around you. 

Watch in awe as the warm glow of lights reflects the hopes and dreams of everyone around you as the lanterns leave the water. It's a night that's simply magical.


Voted #1 Festival by USA Today. This unique experience will leave you feeling:




Peace & Unity.

Hope & Faith. 

The event takes place Saturday, Septemeber 28th, 2019 at the Chollas Lake Park on 5850 College Grove Dr, San Diego near the Oak Park/Rolando area.


Tickets are on sale now:

Tickets are priced at $35 if purchased before the event and $40 the day of. You can get $2 off if you visit www.waterlanternfestival.com and share and tag friends on social media.


The event schedule is as follows: 



Gates Open

4:00 - 9:00

Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun


Design your Lantern

7:30 - 8:30

Lantern Launch


Event Ends


Each adult ticket comes with the following:

  •  Floating lantern
  •  Commemorative drawstring bag
  •  Marker
  •  Wristband
  •  Lantern retrieval and water clean up

Chollas Lake itself is a lot of fun if you haven't been here. It's a beautiful place to have barbecues and picnics with the kids, or to simply exercise and walk/jog around the trail around the lake. 

You'll find all sorts of wildlife here as well, including ducks, geese, and fish. It has its own fishing pier, picnic table areas, gazebo, and a fun park for the kids. 

During The Water Lantern Festival. Chollas Lake is transformed into something magical. 

The Water Lantern Festival is simple and beautiful. If you're looking for an inspiring and positive event to attend this September with the ones you cherish most. This is it.

Visit waterlanternfestival.com/sandiego.php to learn more and purchase tickets.

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