DC Water Lantern Festival

Sat Aug 6, 2022
5:00pm to 10:00pm ET
All ages
Adults (15+) $25.99 and up, Children (8-14) $11.99 and up; (0-7) Free without lantern kit

Celebrate life with family, friends, and strangers by witnessing the beauty of thousands of lanterns floating on the water in National Harbor. The event also includes food trucks, music, and giveaways. 

Each ticket includes one floating lantern kit, a marker, a drawstring bag, and a scavenger-hunt giveaway entry. Free tickets for kids 0-7 do not include a floating lantern kit. 


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