Lantern festival is Sept. 6 you are invited

All are invited to the 7th annual Arts-A-Glow, Burien's Unique & Oh So Sweet Lantern Festival and Procession held on Saturday, September 6th, 5:00-10:00 PM. This free event creates a magical evening in the forest with lantern installations and performers face painting, lantern making, food trucks, and tea tasting.

Come at 5:00pm to enjoy harpist Jini O’Flynn and juggling by Colin Ernst. From 5:00 to 8:00pm you canmake a lantern and get your face painted by volunteers from Burien Arts Association. At 6:30 Rat City Brass comes on stage to get everyone dancing. Wander Dottie Harper Park and find art by 12 installation artists including a large installation by fabric artist Suzanne Tidwell.

Don’t forget to bring your appetite! Fabulous food will be available from food trucks and bikes: The Ultimate Melt, Falafel Salam, Thai-U-Up, Sweet Wheels, and Bikelava.

Be ready for the procession at 8:00PM, leaving from the corner of 146th and 4th SW., lead by Brazilian Marching Band VamoLa! Lanterns, costumes, shakers and bells are all encouraged! After the processioncome back to the stage and dance away, and also wander the park to see all the lantern installations lit up!

The event is located at Dottie Harper Park, 421 SW 146th, Burien. For more information please go to or call 206-988-3700.

A big thank you to our sponsors: 4 Culture, B-Town Blog, Phoenix Tea, The Highline Times, Burien Arts, Washington Arts Commission, and Recology Cleanscapes.

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