• Market deLight 12pm - 8.30pm
The day's activities begin at 12 noon when the Market delight opens with a fabulous array of delicious regional food, arts & crafts and hopefully some pop-up shops from local CBD businesses.
• KidsFest - 12pm - 4.30pm
Enjoy fun and games with Summerland Credit Union's activities and other community organisations. Lantern Decorating will be there too so you can join in the parade! Street Performers and fun.
Write your Wishes for Lismore with the Valentines
• The HeartBeats Stage 1pm - 8.30pm
The Northern Rivers Conservatorium and Southern Cross University are producing the HeartBeats Stage in Carrington Street, near Dragonfly. The delightful Little Jarjums from Friends Children's Centre will do a special Acknowledgement of Country with Aunty Thelma. Music and performance is drawn from the wealth of talent here on the Northern Rivers. Special guests after the Fiery Finale are Cuban dance band Caribe.
•Sport in the Heart 1pm - 4pm
As proud sponsors of the parade, CommBank is hosting a Cricket Clinic in Magellan Street, come and hone your skills whilst we can't use the soggy sports fields. A delightful blending of sport and art in the heart of the city!
• The Lantern Parade 5.30pm - 6.30pm
The fabulous Lanterneers assemble in Magellan Street outside the Library and depart through the Heart of the City to Magellan Street, Market Street to gather in Victoria Street behind Heritage Park. The Parade this year honours and thanks all those who risked so much to rescue so many in our community in the devastating flood volunteers and professionals. A Brigade of Tinnies carried by Rescuers and the Rescued will walk with the SES, representing the police, ADF & Rural Fire Service and so many more..
• The Procession of The North and South - 6pm.
We embrace representatives from the communities of North and South Lismore who have been on such an epic journey of survival and loss this year. The Procession honours and affirms the connection and inclusion of all who live and work on the ‘other side' of the river.
• The Fiery Finale 6.30-7pm
Our Healing Hearts - beginning to make peace with the River and healing ourselves, the Country on which we live and the River that runs through the Heart of our city.