The Solstice Lantern Walk is an annual event that will take place on the Riverwalk in Hillsborough on Thursday, December 21st, 2023. The event starts at 4:30 p.m., with the actual walk starting at 5:30 p.m.
The event marks the beginning of the winter season, and the longest night of the year.
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The walk starts at Eno River Farmers Market Pavilion, and then proceeds along the River Walk, back to downtown Hillsborough.
It’s free to participate but registration is required. A $5 donation is suggested. Register here.
This is a non-denominational winter-themed event. Participants bring handmade lanterns, lit with LEDs (no flames) and in winter or star colors. No red or green LEDs. Bells and chimes are welcome.
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