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Hills to Light Up for Winter Lantern Festival


A feast for the eyes in the Adelaide Hills this weekend with the Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival for all to enjoy.

Local school children and artists have been busily designing and making lanterns for the event over the past seven weeks.

The opening night commences Friday 23 August from 7pm with a cello concert by Heysen Ensemble and Friends at Memorial Hall.

The festival day and parade takes place from late afternoon to the evening on Saturday 24 August, culminating in a lantern procession and a fire mural which is set to light up the night sky.

Friday 23 August 2019

  • 7pm – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Opening Night. Featuring the Heysen Ensemble with lanterns, refreshments and the Adelaide Hills young musicians

Saturday 24 August 2019

  • 2pm – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival food stalls, poetry readings, music and kids activities followed by the Dusk Fire Lantern Parade
  • 6pm – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Main Event: Dusk Fire Lantern Parade
  • 8pm – Fire Mural and live music

Image: Facebook, Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival