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participate in the parade

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Have you always wanted to participate in the Lantern Parade, but did not know how? Well there are a number of ways you can:

  • Are you a member of a dance troupe or band that could walk in the parade? Dress up and swathe yourself in fairy lights,

  • Join up with a bunch of colourful friends and dress up with fairy lights and carry one of our fabulous feature lanterns

  • Gather a group of work mates in your business or community organisation and register as a group to carry a feature lantern in the parade

  • Register your wonderful solo self after reading the information about how you can participate.

how to participate

Dress up, make some funky musical instruments, dance routine


signup to carry one of our fabulous feature lanterns.

2022 theme


This year the theme is OUR HEALING HEARTS 

conditions of participation

  • Your participation must link in some way to the 2022 parade theme

  • Your participation must be non-commercial and contain no logos or political slogans.

  • Your entry must be illuminated and/or you play music.

  • We accept cycle based ‘floats’ but no internal combustion engines. Note you may be on grass

  • The Lismore Lantern Parade is a family oriented event and your entry must be suitable for viewing by minors (G rated).

  • The Organisers’ (LightnUp Inc.) decision is final and your entry can be refused at any time.

more info

Jyllie Jackson

CEO / Festival Director
02 6622 6333 or 0412 732 102

If you would like to participate in this wonderful community event please complete the online registration below or contact us by email <>

register here
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