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A Magical Floating Lantern Festival Is Happening Near Ottawa This August (UPDATE)

You won't want to miss this magical night!

UPDATE: This event has been postponed to Oct. 12, 2019 due to a fire ban.

EARLIER: Here in the National Capital, there are so many incredible nighttime events taking place this summer. We will have the Water Lantern Festival, Ottawa Lumière Festival, and a floating paper lantern festival in Ottawa. That's right, Ottawa is hosting a magical paper lantern festival where you can see glowing lanterns float across the sky!

The Lights Festival will take place on Saturday, August 24 from 4 pm to 9 pm at Calabogie Peaks Resort. At the Lights festival, you'll get to see tons of glowing lanterns float in the sky, just like in the movie Tangled!

The Lights Festival is a once in a lifetime night you'll never forget. So invite your boyfriend or girlfriend, to join you for this super romantic event!

This festival has already taken place in tons of cities in the United States. Over this summer and fall, it will be travelling across the United States and Mexico, with the only Canadian stop being in Ottawa. So we are super lucky that we will have the chance to take part in this lantern festival!

Tickets for the Lights Festival are currently on sale. You'll want to buy your tickets now as early bird tickets cost $38 but closer to the event the ticket prices will increase! Included in your admission ticket is a lantern and marker.

At the festival, you'll be able to decorate your lantern with your hopes, dreams and goals before having the chance to send it flying into the night sky. In addition to watching the surreal lanterns floating in the sky, there will be plenty to keep you entertained such as live music, dancing, and delicious food for sale.

The Lights Festival In Ottawa

Price: Early bird tickets are $38 a person

When: August 24, 2019, from 4 pm to 9 pm

Address: Calabogie Peaks Resort 30 Barrett Chute Rd, Calabogie, Ontario

Why you need to go: You won't want to miss this magical night!