Wellington Night Market

are proud Event Supporters of 

Wellington Lantern Festival

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LANTERN WORKSHOPS

LANTERN WORKSHOPS

In 2021 the National Children's Lantern Competition has 15,000 primary school students participating, from 157 schools! 
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LANTERN EXHIBITION

LANTERN EXHIBITION

An innovative new feature to the festival this year is a virtual exhibition off all lanterns created and entered as part of the National Children's Lantern competition 

LANTERN EXHIBITION

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ULTIMATE STREET FOOD

ULTIMATE STREET FOOD

Experience global street food, discover new flavours and cuisine from all over the world. Over 70  internationally inspired and locally sourced food stalls will be serving up delicious treats all weekend.
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CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT

CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy a rich multicultural experience, of traditional and contemporary performances showcased over two days from Asian culture routines, Dragon Dances, Salsa, Bollywood Dancing, Kapa Haka, circus acts and more.

CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT

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LANTERN DISPLAY

LANTERN DISPLAY

Check out the life-sized sculptured lanterns which have been custom-built by Chinese artisans - each of which took over a month to complete!  

Explore

Check out the fun times we have had at past Lantern festivals!