Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Lantern Parade Lowdown; All You Need to Know for the Big Event

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Lantern Parade Lowdown; All You Need to Know for the Big Event

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Byline: Marnie Johnston marnie.johnston@northernstar.com.au

THIS weekend will see one of Lismore's biggest events of the year go down.

We've collated all the information you need to know about the 2016 Lismore Lantern Parade.

Timing:

The Parade runs from 5.30pm-6.30pm and begins at the corner of Market and Molesworth Streets to finish at Oakes Oval, Lismore. It will be a spectacular community parade with dancers, bands and amazing illuminated sculptures weaving their way through the streets of Lismore CBD.

The Fiery Finale begins at 6.30pm at Oakes Oval. Gates open at 4pm.

Tickets:

Ticket Sales are for the Pre-Show Performance and the Fiery Finale at Oakes Oval in Lismore.

This year the fiery finale tells the magical story of the nasty fire ants and the brave echidna and her friends. Performed by schools and community groups of the Northern Rivers and their friends.

Three ticketing areas are available for purchase:

1. Grandstand

2. Outer stand

3. General admission (Grassed Areas - BYO Chair)

Tickets can be purchased online at www.lanternparade.com

Tickets may also be purchased on the day if seats are available. It is anticipated that all stand tickets will sell out quickly.

Accessible Seating:

Accessible Seating area this year will be provided to people with mobility issues and their carer, (one person) you will be able to access this area by entering via Dawson Street Entrance that is clearly marked.

Bring a picnic blanket:

Ticket holders in general admission/ grassed seating area must sit during the performance - You may bring camping chairs and sit in designated areas, the ushers will assist you.

When to find a seat:

Gates will open at 4pm with pre-parade entertainment and hot food available from 4.30pm. …

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