Mansfield Lantern Festival
When is the festival?

The festival is held on the Saturday closest to the winter solstice. In 2021, the festival will be on Saturday 19th June. The solstice is Monday 21st June.

What can I expect at the festival?

2021 will see a neon light exhibition along the median strip throughout the centre of town.  Plenty of places will be open for you to grab something to eat / drink.

What's happening with the parade?

Unfortunately we will not be having a parade in 2021. We look forward to the return of the parade in 2022.

Can I make a lantern?

Yes! We encourage you to make a lantern to bring with you on the night - you can carry it with you to light up the night.

What about food and drink?

We will publish information closer to the date with details about the local venues that will be offering food / drink.