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Lantern Fest

November 19, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lady in glowing costume surrounded by colorful hanging lanterns

Crooked River Lighthouse Hosts a Night of Magical History
Glowing lanterns, music, dance and night time tower climbs bring magic & history together.

Lantern Fest will be celebrated on Saturday, November 19 from 6-10 pm on the park grounds at Crooked River Lighthouse, 1975 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle Beach, FL. This unique, outdoor festival, best known for its awesome display of over a hundred colorful, hanging lanterns, lights up the night with magic and history at the 1895 maritime landmark. Special activities include amazing music by The Bottom Dollar Boys, the spectacular glow-in-the-dark performance from the Tallahassee Community College Dance Company, special evening tower climbs, ancient craft demonstrations, enchanting glowing lantern display, museum displays, gift shop, and delicious food and desserts for sale. Don’t miss this evening of music, dance, night tower climbs, glowing lanterns and yummy food from vendors. Admission in advance is $10 for adults and $2 for children for an evening of music, dance, and glowing lanterns. Tickets are on sale now and are available online anytime at www.crookedriverlighthouse.com  or in the lighthouse gift shop Wednesday thru Sunday.

Featured on the program will be a remarkably gifted and entertaining musical group, The Bottom Dollar Boys. This group has been delighting audiences for over 40 years, with traditional Bluegrass harmonies and mighty fine pickin’. They’ve been toilin’ in the fields of Bluegrass, Old Country, Gospel, Americana with a pinch of Blues.

In addition, the talented Tallahassee Community College Dance Company will dazzle guests on the outdoor stage with their superb choreography, amazing talent and imaginative use of glow-in-the-dark props and illusions. The TCC Dance Company has been inspiring creative dancers for over 20 years years and the college has an admirable outreach program which enables these students to perform for audiences all over the state. Crooked River Lighthouse is honored that these excellent dancers will be performing at Lantern Fest again this year.

Come revel in this unique birthday party as the Crooked River Lighthouse turns 127 years old! For more information including pre-paid admission, go to https://www.crookedriverlighthouse.com/lantern-fest/ or contact (850) 697-2732 or carrabellelighthouse@gmail.com. Funded in part by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council. Special thanks to the City of Carrabelle.

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Crooked River Lighthouse
1975 Hwy 98 West
Carrabelle, FL 32322 + Google Map

(850) 697-2732