Water Lantern Festival featuring Art at Ives – Sat, May 16


The 2nd annual Water Lantern Festival is coming to Ives Concert Park on Saturday May 16! This season will feature Art at Ives – a Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show.

Enjoy the beauty of watching your hand-crafted water lanterns being launched on the Ives pond. Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It’s a night that you’ll never forget.

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, come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.

With an emphasis on sustainability, all lights will be in the form of LED candles, and all lanterns are made from eco-friendly rice paper and wood.

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Art at Ives – a Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

An added feature of the Water Lantern Festival this season is our annual Art at Ives – Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show, May 16 AND 17 which is FREE to attend! It features a great variety of high quality original works and offers a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category.

Enjoy great food and music and a dazzling collection of art for sale!

ART at Ives – Sat May 16 – Gates Open 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm FREE

ART at Ives – Sun May 17 – Gates Open 11:00 am – 6:00 pm  FREE


Gates Open: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun / (Art Show until 8:00 pm Sat)

7:00 pm – Design your lantern

9:00 – 10:00 pm – Lantern Launch

Buy tickets for the 2020 Water Lantern Festival, Sat May 16 below!

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