Make a wish at the first Winnipeg Lights Fest

What happens when you combine families, friends and foodies with live music, dancing, and an eruption of sky lanterns? Welcome to The Lights Fest.

Based on Asian celebrations and popular in other cities across the world, The Lights Fest will make its first appearance in Winnipeg on Sept. 9. After personalizing your sky lantern with wishes, dreams and goals, ignite it with a Tiki torch and watch it take flight with thousands of others.

Leading up to the big moment, the festival will feature food trucks, live music and dancing in a fun and family-friendly environment. With face painting and bouncy houses, even the kids will have something to do.

For those concerned about the environment, The Lights Fest’s “Leave No Trace Policy” ensures quick cleanup and the lanterns are 100% biodegradable.

Tickets for The Lights Fest are available online and include admission, a lantern, a swag bag, a flashlight and a marker.

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