Night Lights Event

How to light and release your sky lantern.

Here's everything you need to know about the most important part of the night!
Remember, don't light your lantern early.

The Lantern Release

After sunset we come together to release our lanterns together, at the same time. Seeing thousands of lanterns right above your head is a magical and spiritual experience that you have to see to fully understand.

The launch typically takes place an hour after sunset and lasts 15-30 minutes.

Please wait to release your lantern!

The lantern launch is something we all do at the same time… It’s much safer and more beautiful this way. :) Please listen for announcements. We promise — you’ll know when to start getting your lanterns ready.

Lighting Your Lantern

Lighting your lantern will take about 5 minutes. You’ll want to get the fuel cell burning and then hold it close to the ground so it fills up with air like a hot air balloon.
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What happens to all the lanterns?

Our mission is to leave each venue cleaner than we found it — this means that our team heads out after each event with the mission of collecting every single lantern. We also clean up any trash we find along the way.