Mansfield

Lantern

Festival

Saturday 20th June 2020

Our Story

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 20th June 2020 – for a great night out as our festival falls ON the night of the winter solstice!  Join in our Lantern Parade, followed by music, fairy lights, open fires, entertainment, food and drink.

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

Festival Attendee 2017

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The Day Of

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

ALL Parade participants will meet between 5pm and 5.15pm (location TBC).  Parade starts at 5.30pm sharp.  If you’d like a viewing location for the parade –  the median strip in the middle is the best spot.

The full program can be found here. Anyone can come along to the festival – the more the merrier!

Event Details

Saturday 20th June 2020 
Time: 5 – 9pm
Parade: 5.30pm
Location: Erril Street, Mansfield

Predicted Weather

Sunset: 5.06pm
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Sat 1st June & Sun 2nd June 2019

12+ and Adult Workshop 
10am – 4pm both days
Free lantern making workshop for participants 12 years and over. In this 2-day workshop we will create giant dragon lanterns from giant Chinese dragons that were built in 2016
Mansfield Secondary College
View Street
Mansfield

This event is FREE but must be booked.  Learn how to create a LARGE lantern for the parade.

Tuesday 11th June 2019

4 – 5.30pm
Mansfield Library

Arts Mansfield is running two workshops in the lead up to the 2019 Lantern Festival.
Materials provided, registration essential.
If you’re under 12, please bring a grownup!
Book here

Sunday 16th June 2019

2 – 4pm
Mansfield Steiner School – Melliodora Hall
Cost $5 (includes cost of all materials)

** Please note that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday 18th June 2019

4 – 5.30pm
Mansfield Library

Arts Mansfield is running two workshops in the lead up to the 2019 Lantern Festival.
Materials provided, registration essential.
If you’re under 12, please bring a grownup!
Book here

Saturday 22nd June 2019

8.30am – 1pm
Mansfield Farmers’ Market
Cost $5 (includes cost of all materials)

** Please note that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

Gallery

Have a look at some of the photos from the past few years….

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