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The Lantern Celebration

The Lantern Celebration

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  • Sat 15 Dec ’18, 7:00pm – 10:00pm


Botanical Reserve, Milton Street, Nelson


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Frist, get creative and make yourself a lantern to light your way on the descent.

The celebrations begin as you make your way up the hill, to the Centre of New Zealand. Along the track, you will discover inventive installations and imaginative performances. Once at the top of the hill, listen to some groovy music, get your face painted and watch the sun slowly set.

Then it’s time to trail back down the hill. Use your lanterns to light your way, bringing to life the wonders that the night offers.

Entertainment timings:
- On the 'up track' from 7-9pm
- At Sir Stanley Whitehead Park from 7.30pm - dark-fall
- UV Light Show on the 'down track' after dark-fall
- Alfresco movie screening at Botanics Reserve at 9pm. The delightful Christmas, family-friendly 'Miracle on 34th Street' (with subtitles). $2 adults/$1 children

Rain date: Sun 16th Dec.

Free EventGet creating and make yourself a homemade lantern. Remember to use a battery powered light to avoid fire risk.

Bring a picnic, light source and warm clothing. Children under 13 must be supervised by an adult.

This is a zero rubbish event.

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