The Water Lantern Festival In New Jersey That’s A Night Of Pure Magic

An absolutely enchanting event is coming to New Jersey this summer and it’s something that anyone can enjoy. Bring the whole family for a beautiful night on the water. Find serenity in the flickering lanterns, dancing atop the waves. Picturesque and peaceful, you definitely don’t want to miss One World.

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The event will take place on both Friday, July 20th and Saturday, July 21st. Running from 4 p.m. until 9:30, tickets for Saturday are already sold out. Snag a ticket for Friday’s festival before July 6th and pay $40 for an adult ticket, $14 for a youth ticket (8-14) or $0 for a child (0-7). Prices will go up as the event approaches. The New Jersey Water Lantern Festival can be found at Liberty State Park (1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City). To learn more or buy tickets, click here. If you can’t make this event, there will be a festival in Philadelphia later this year (date TBD). For another magical experience in New Jersey, check out this incredible temple.