Liberty State Park (by the Columbus Monument)
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Age recommendation: All Ages
While they're called many things such as lantern festivals, lights festivals, floating lanterns, water fest, or Chinese lanterns - only Water Lantern Festival allows you to Light The Water in a way you'll never forget.
The Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family-friendly event that can be shared by everyone. You can experience the magic of thousands of lanterns as the soft lights reflect upon the water.
Gates open at 4 pm. Until 9 pm you can enjoy food trucks, music and fun. At 6:30 pm, take a break to design your lantern, which will then be launched between 7 and 9 pm.
Each adult ticket comes with the following:
- Wristband for entry into the festival area with access to food trucks
- Floating lantern kit
- LED candle
- Commemorative drawstring bag
- Lantern retrieval and water clean up
The price covers the cost of collecting and removing the lanterns from the water following the event as well as cleaning up any trash that may have been previously been in or around the water.
Tickets range from $25.99 to $55.99.