Lantern Celebration

Girl holding lantern at dusk

Free Event

Theme: The Enchanted Forest

Sat 14 Dec, 7 - 10pm   (Rain date: Sun 15 Dec)
Centre of New Zealand (Botanical Reserve), Nelson
Entertainment on the 'up' track ends at 9pm 

The Enchanted Forest is brimming with fairytale characters and wild imaginings!

Take a delightful trip along the walking track towards the Centre of NZ where entertainers and installations await. At the top, enjoy music, face-painting and more, as you watch the sunset.  Bring a picnic and warm clothing.

Remember your battery-powered lantern to light your way down after dark. Come and experience this unique and whimsical, family-friendly adventure in nature. 

Children under 13 must be supervised by an adult.

STAY FOR THE MOVIE!

Join us at the Botanical Reserve after the Lantern Celebration for the wonderful family Christmas movie, A Christmas Carol (1951 86 mins). THIS IS A ZERO WASTE EVENT.

 This is a zero rubbish event.

 Lantern Making Workshop, Sun 8 Dec, 11 – 1.30pm

Come along to the Teddy Bears' Picnic at Isel Park to make your own enchanted lantern. $2 per person.