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A Night of Lights Water Lantern Festival set for Feb. 28 in Pocatello

February 14, 2019 GMT

POCATELLO - Join the Idaho State Journal along with Downard Funeral Home for A Night of Lights Water Lantern Festival.

An incredible experience where you, your friends, and your family will create a magical memory of life.

It can be a very emotional experience, writing down some of your hope and dreams, or a letter to a loved one, and then sending it out into the water. What could be better than sharing good food, music, and real connections with others at A Night of Lights Water Lantern Festival?

The night will be filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven’t met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.


Take in the beautiful sight and enjoy the warm glow of hundreds of lanterns as you relax and connect with those around you.

Come light the water on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Portneuf Wellness Complex from 5 to 9 p.m.

You can purchase a lantern at myidahotix.com.


Food Trucks: 5 to 9 p.m.

Lantern Kit pick-up/check-in(at the complex): 5 to 6 p.m.

Messages on the lanterns: 6 to 6:30 p.m.

Welcome: 6:10 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Miranda Hedges, 6:15 p.m.

Live Music: 6:30 p.m.

Lantern Launch: 6:30 to 9 p.m.