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Market deLight

12pm – 9.00pm
The day's activities begin at 12 noon when the Market delight opens with a fabulous array of delicious regional food, arts & crafts and some pop-up shops from local CBD businesses.


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 Love Letter to the River or Best Wishes for Lismore

The HeartBeats Festival Stage

1pm – 9.00pm
The Northern Rivers Conservatorium and Southern Cross University are producing the HeartBeats Festival Stage in Carrington Street, near Dragonfly Cafe. The delightful Little Jarjums from Friends Children's Centre and friends will do a special Acknowledgement of Country with Uncle Roy Gordon Music and performance is drawn from the wealth of talent here on the Northern Rivers.


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 and along Victoria Street through the Gates of Renewal and into Riverside Park.


The Fiery Finale

Gates of Renewal. 

6.30pm -7.15pm
Set in the gentle slopes of the Lantern Parades traditional home in Riverside Park. Our theme this year  is

Bring along blankets and cushions to sit on the grass. Camp chairs kept to the top of the slope.

We will have some gentle pyrotechnics, and a big bonfire.


The After Party

Hotel Metropole

8.30pm - late

More details to come

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