Summer in Ottawa this year is going to outstanding! There are so many events, concerts, festivals taking place that you will have the best summer ever. The one event you won't want to miss is the Water Lantern Festival that is coming to Ottawa.

The Water Lantern Festival is your chance to see thousands of glowing lanterns float across the water. At the event, you'll have the opportunity to design your lantern, before setting it to float on the water. Once all the lanterns are floating together, it will look magical.

This festival has already taken place in tons of cities in the United States, and it is finally coming to Canada too. In Canada, the festival will be going to Quebec City, Regina, Edmonton, Halifax, Hamilton, Calgary, Mississauga, Montreal and Ottawa.

Here in Ottawa, The Water Lantern Festival will take place on August 17 from 5 pm to 10 pm at Andrew Haydon Park. In addition to designing your lantern, and photographing the beautiful floating lanterns there also will be music, and plenty of food trucks too.

 

Make sure to buy your ticket early, as they are cheaper the earlier you buy. Until July 31 tickets are $38.99, while the day of the event tickets cost $50.00. Included in the price of your ticket you will get access to the festival, a lantern to decorate, marker, a drawstring bag, and wristband.

For more information about the event, or to purchase your ticket visit the Water Lantern Festival's website.

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