Please note that this event was postponed due to weather and will take place Sunday, December 23rd, at 5:45 p.m.
The Solstice Lantern Walk is an annual event that takes place on the Riverwalk in Hillsborough on Friday, December 23rd, 2018, at 5:45 p.m.
This is a silent walk, marking the beginning of the lengthening of daylight. Participants will carry white lanterns lit with an LED light (no flames allowed.)
Lantern kits will be for sale soon.
It’s free to participate in the lantern walk, but you need to register in advance, to help with planning.
Beginning at 5:30 p.m., all participants must enter the Riverwalk from the Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 144 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. All other entrances will be closed. The 30-minute walk will begin a 5:45 p.m.
SPECTATORS: If you want to be a spectator, the recommendation is to watch from the Eno Parking Deck (behind Weaver Street Market). Only individuals with lanterns will be allowed to enter the Riverwalk.
Visit the Lantern Walk website to learn much more about the event, as well as instructions on creating the lantern.