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Tofino Lantern Festival

The 16th Annual Tofino Lantern Festival will be held on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 in the Tofino Botanical Gardens.

The Tofino Lantern Festival is our signature community event and fundraiser, drawing the young and old with an unbelievable variety of hand made lanterns. The evening is complete with a variety of local entertainment, from live music and DJs to artistic dance performances, a laser light show and fire spinning. Don't miss out on one of Tofino's most beloved festivals!

Pre-Festival Lantern-Making Workshops in Tofino & Ucluelet

In preparation for the Tofino Lantern Festival, join us for lantern-making workshops and create your own lanterns to light up the night!

Monday August 10th - Friday August 14th
1pm - 6pm
At the Raincoast Education Society office below the Ecolodge in the Tofino Botanical Gardens
Supplies or pre-constructed lanterns available $10 - $15

Monday August 10th & Tuesday August 11th
6pm - 8pm
At the Ucluelet Community Centre
Supplies or pre-constructed lanterns available $10 -$15

Volunteer Opportunities

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 16th, 2015

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: