Prescott's Water Lantern Festival

Prescott’s Water Lantern Festival – Coming to Watson Lake

Prescott's Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival at Watson Lake Park, Prescott AZ

Prescott’s Water Lantern Festival (New date Sat Aug 31, 2019)

Imagine the beauty of more than a thousand floating lanterns in Prescott’s stunning Watson Lake. What a sight that would be.  Well, here’s your chance.  On Saturday August 31, 2019 come join the fun at Prescott’s Water Lantern Festival.

Surrounded by the magnificent giant boulders of Prescott’s Granite Dells, the uniquely beautiful Watson Lake is truly one of our nations treasures.  With Watson Lake as the backdrop,  Prescott’s Water Lantern Festival will be a night to remember.

A floating water lantern and marker will be provided with each Adult and Youth (ages 8-14) paid Ticket.  The Kid Ticket (ages 0-7) does NOT include a floating water lantern / marker.  However, additional water lanterns can be purchased at the event.

Using the provided marker, you can personalize your water lantern.  Create your special memory…You can dedicate it to a loved one, say something inspiring (e.g. Hope, Love, Peace), or just make something silly or fun.

All lanterns and trash will be cleaned up after the event by the event staff. The lanterns are 100% eco-friendly made of wood and rice paper.

Enjoy tasty food trucks, fun music, and the incredible sights of water lanterns floating in beautiful Watson Lake.

Prescott's Water Lantern Festival

Watson Lakes Prescott AZ

Date: Sat Aug 31, 2019

Location: Watson Lake
3101 Watson Lake Park Rd,
Prescott, AZ 86301

Gates Open: 4:30 pm

Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun: 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Design your Lantern: 7:00 pm

Lantern Launch: 8:00 – 9:00

Event Ends: 9:30

Tickets: Buy tickets online

Food:  Food Trucks will be at the event selling their appetizing creations. Or, bring your own food.

For more event info: Visit Prescott’s Water Lantern Festival info

Stay With Us

Bring your RV and camp among the majestic Granite Dells boulders of Prescott at the Point of Rocks RV Campground.  A short trail from our campground leads next door to Watson Lake Park to quickly get you to Prescott’s Water Lantern Festival.

Point of Rocks RV Campground is just 5 miles from downtown Prescott!  Prescott is one of the most beautiful and historic destinations in Arizona.  Visitors young and old are drawn to our mixture of frontier history and outdoor adventures.  Our downtown courthouse square is full of seasonal activities, museums and local cuisine.  The Old West is alive in Prescott!  Make your reservation now to secure your site in our very popular campground.

CALL US:  928-445-9018 (8AM-6PM AZ)

ONLINE ANYTIME: Reservation Inquiry