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Lantern Fest

Reno Lantern Fest

Wild West Motorsports Park
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Oct 13, 2018

Ready to shine, glimmer and shimmer? Then attend the Lantern Fest at the Wild West Motorsports Park, just 15 minutes from downtown Reno. The experience is hard to explain; breathtaking, profound and emotional, it illuminates the human spirit. Before sundown, friends and families enjoy food, live music, a stage show, princesses, face painting, s’mores, balloon artists, and more. Then, when the time is just right, you’ll light the night sky with your highest hopes and fondest dreams. The experience will be moving and inspiring.

Event Schedule

Gates Open at 2:30 p.m.
Sunset at 6:30 p.m.
Lantern Launch at 7:30 p.m.


Buy online tickets here. Discounted prices are available and the sooner you purchase, the better the deal. Adult tickets include a wristband for entry, a lantern, and a small gift bag which includes a marker, lighter, and some yummy s’more supplies. Kid’s Passes (for children 4-12 years old) will receive a small gift, but no lantern.

Venue Location

Wild West Motorsports Park is an easy 10 minute drive east of downtown Reno. For directions, click here.

Take I-80 East to Exit 23. At the bottom of the off-ramp, turn left and go under the overpass. Turn right on Frontage Road and drive approximately 0.6 mile. The entrance road to Wild West Motorsports Park will be on the left.

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