Lantern Festival: In The Spirit Of Obon

Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 3-8pm*

 Lantern Festival 2018 tickets are SOLD OUT.

Join us for Japanese folk-dancing, drumming, our Ennichi street fair and iconic lantern floating ceremony in a fall festival in the spirit of Obon – Japan’s summer homage to ancestors who return for a brief visit to the living.

  • Experience an iconic lantern floating ceremony and firework display
  • See traditional folk dancing and taiko drumming performances
  • Enjoy the Ennichi Street Fair – vendors, games, activities and more
  • Taste Japanese street fair food and drink

*Festival opens for members and the general public at 3pm, the museum and gardens will be closed prior to 3pm.

In an effort to protect our guests from unauthorized ticket sales, please note that pursuant to Florida Statute 817.36, tickets purchased for Lantern Festival cannot be resold for more than $1.00 over the original admission price.