The Lantern Fest

Raceway Park of the Midlands

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In a Nutshell

Festival pass grants admission plus a paper lantern to decorate before sending it into the sky alongside hundreds of others

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 29, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Must register online with promo code by August 28.. Limit 10 per person. All kids (ages 5-14) must have a kid's pass and these passes may only be purchased here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

Lantern Passes include an admission wristband, one lantern, a marker for decorating, and a s’mores kit capable of making four s’mores. Doors open at 3 p.m., with the lantern lighting taking place after sundown (some time between 7–10 p.m.). Kids 3 and younger may attend for free, but must check-in at the event and have a waiver signed by a legal guardian. All kids (ages 5-14) must have a kid’s pass, and these passes may only be purchased here

The Lantern Fest

The Lantern Fest takes inspiration from the ancient Asian tradition of releasing lanterns into the air to honor a loved one, bring about good fortune, or symbolize a new beginning. Of course, people may sign up for whatever reason they choose, even if it's just to get a cool picture for Instagram. The nighttime event is open to all ages, with registrants 16 and older receiving their own lantern and other freebies. Though the lanterns are flame retardant, there will be fire-safety professionals on hand just in case; though they're biodegradable, the event's lantern chasers generally recover 99% of those released. After the lanterns are lit and sent skyward, participants can spend the rest of their evening visiting food trucks, making s'mores, taking in live music, or shopping for handmade wares from local vendors.

Customer Reviews

DOMINIQUE S. · December 6, 2016
Seriously magical. We were blown away! Magnificent, amazing experience!
Elizabeth G. · December 5, 2016
Great festival everyone should experience at least once
Sanjoy K. · November 15, 2016
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    Raceway Park of the Midlands

    19340 Jesup Ave.

    Pacific Junction, IA 51561

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