Experience the magic of Moon Festival Lantern Celebration at Gordon Head Recreation Centre and Lambrick Park! Moon Festival is a free, family friendly event that welcomes people of all ages and cultures to share in an uplifting creative cultural celebration.
You are invited to create and bring a battery-powered portable lantern to be part of our illuminated community lantern event. This year, as part of the special Canada 150 and Culture Days celebrations, Saanich Parks and Recreation will be offering three (3) prizes of $150 to lanterns created by community members - either individuals or community groups. For more details visit the Saanich Parks & Recreation Facebook page
- 5:00-7:00pm ~ Lantern-making workshops: (Materials & light included - $3 fee per lantern)
- 5:30-7:15pm ~ Musical performances & mooncakes and tea sampling
- Dusk (approx. 7:25pm) ~ Illuminated community lantern procession and lantern viewing
- 8:00-8:30pm ~ Illuminated finale performance
8:30pm ~ event ends
Brought to you by Saanich Parks and Recreation in partnership with Lambrick Park Secondary School, School District 61.
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In the event of poor weather we reccomend you bring boots and dress appropriately. The layout of the lantern display may be impacted by poor weather. Continue to check the Saanich Parks & Recreation Facebook page for more updates as it gets closer to the festival date.