Light up Wellington
We proudly announce the date and location for The Wellington Lantern Festival 2020
Date: Friday 14 February 5PM - 12AM
Saturday 15 February Noon - 11PM
Location: Wellington Waterfront
(between Odlins Plaza and Waitangi Park)
There are amazing creations coming to Wellington for the festival!
In the meantime, check out our National Children's Lantern Competition!
NOW is the time to vote for your favourite lantern!
It's easy! Just select the voting tab.
Remember to encourage your friends and family to vote.
Each voter is automatically entered into the draw to win a year's supply of RJ's Licorice.
Last Year Winner
Checkout last years winner Sonia from Amesbury School telling us about her Lantern Festival experience as well as her prize, a trip to Singapore!
Watch Cadby talk to children about the history of the Lantern Festival.
December 20, 2019
These huge, custom lanterns are handmade and shipped all the way from Zigong in China’s Sichuan province. Each individual lantern takes about one month to complete