Queens Water Lantern Festival 2023
Saturday, July 8, 2023
Fountain of the Planets, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY
The Water Lantern Festival is a family-friendly event that celebrates love, hope, and happiness with thousands of lanterns floating on the water. The festival features food trucks, music, fun activities, and a lantern launch where participants can design their own lanterns and write messages on them. The festival also supports the mission of Water.org, a nonprofit organization that provides safe water and sanitation to people around the world.
The festival takes place in various locations across the United States, including Queens, New York. The Queens event will be held on July 8, 2023 at Fountain of the Planets in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The event starts at 5:30 pm and ends at 9:30 pm. Tickets are available online and range from just over $16 for kids and more for adults. depending on the date of purchase and the package selected. Each adult ticket includes a wristband, a lantern kit, an LED candle, a drawstring bag, a marker, playing cards, and conversation cards. The lanterns are eco-friendly and will be collected and recycled after the event.