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Tofino Lantern Festival

The 17th annual Tofino Lantern Festival will be help on Aug. 13th, 2017! Stay tuned for workshop dates and event details.

Sunday, August 14
Tofino Botanical Gardens (1084 Pac Rim Hwy)
7:30pm-10:30pm (trails open at 8:30pm)
Adults: $15 (cash only) / Kids under 12: FREE

The Tofino Lantern Festival is the Raincoast Education Society’s signature community event and fundraiser, drawing the young and old with an unbelievable variety of handmade lanterns, live music, dance performance, food vendors, and other entertainment. Don't miss out on one of Tofino's most beloved and magical festivals, rain or shine!

Want to build your own lantern to light up the night? Join us outside the Raincoast Education Society office (in the Ecolodge at the Tofino Botanical Gardens) for lantern-making workshops in the week before the Tofino Lantern Festival! Supplies & pre-constructed lanterns are available ($10 - $15). All ages welcome!

Mon Aug 8, 12-7pm
Tues Aug 9, 12-7pm
Wed Aug, 2-9pm
Thurs Aug 11, 2-9pm
Fri Aug 12, 12-7pm

Volunteers are what make this magical community event work. And it’s a ton of fun! We are looking for help during the week leading up the Tofino Lantern Festival, as well as for the BIG NIGHT Sunday, August 14th, 2016.

Come help create lanterns, assist with workshops, be part of the set-up, light-up or clean-up crews.
To sign up as a volunteer, follow this link and fill in your information: