GLOW! Gabriola lanterns of wonder​

lantern parade, community dance and more!

august 19th at the Gabriola Commons

The Lantern Parade is back for a 3rd year

August 19th, 2023

Bring a lantern, bring a flashlight, bring your glowy self. GLOW (Gabriola Lanterns of Wonder), is a chance for all ages to gather, enjoy the magic of lanterns and move their bodies, with music by a local DJ.  More details as the event gets closer.

Don’t have a lantern? Don’t worry you can make one in our lantern making workshops, open to children and adults.

no fire, no candles, no way

Let’s keep this event safe and enjoyable for all. Home-made lanterns with LED and flashlights are welcome. Let’s get creative!

lantern workshops at the Arts and Heritage Centre

Don’t have a lantern? Don’t worry you can make on, an experienced lantern maker with guide you on your way so you’ll be able to go with your very own lantern. Open to children or adults.

Workshop dates coming soon.


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