Mansfield Lantern Festival

Saturday 22nd June 2019



The 5th Annual Mansfield Lantern Festival

The Mansfield Lantern Festival is a family friendly festival held on the Saturday closest to the longest night of the year – the Winter Solstice.  Celebrating winter, community, family and fun!  Come along and light up the night and enjoy a fantastic night out.

Come along on – Saturday 22nd June 2019 – for a fun and family night out as our festival falls ON the night of the winter solstice!  Join in our fantastic Lantern Parade followed by music, fairy lights, open fires, entertainment, food and drink.

join in our lantern workshop with the Mansfield Arts council
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Something For Everyone!

Festivities begin at 5pm in Erril street and the parade kicks off at 5.30pm (and anyone with a lantern can take part).  There’ll be food, wine, fire twirling and music with celebrations continuing until 9pm.

Anyone can come along to the festival – in fact the more the merrier!

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A great night for the whole family


Lantern Resources


Join in our lantern workshops….

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DIY Lanterns

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Check out our gallery

See what others have made

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Thank You To Our Partners

Almost everyone who attended the festival was IN the parade.  Such a great family outing

Festival Attendee, 2017

the hungry caterpillar at the mansfield lantern festival