LANTERN FEST

2022 LANTERN FEST IS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 FROM 6-10PM

Crooked River Lighthouse Hosts a Night of Magical History!
Glowing lanterns, music, dance and moonlit tower climbs bring magic and history together.

This year's Lantern Fest will be celebrated on Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 6-10 pm on the park grounds at Crooked River Lighthouse, 1975 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle Beach, FL. Our unique outdoor festival lights up the night with magic and history at the 1895 maritime landmark. Special activities include live music and dance, moonlit tower climbs, ancient craft demonstrations, enchanting glowing lantern display, museum displays, gift shop, and delicious food and desserts. Tickets will be on sale soon.

Featured on the program will be a remarkably gifted and entertaining musical group, The Bottom Dollar Boys. This group has been delighting audiences for over 40 years, with traditional Bluegrass harmonies and mighty fine pickin’. They’ve been toilin’ in the fields of Bluegrass, Old Country, Gospel, Americana with a pinch of Blues. The Tallahassee Community College Dance Company will dazzle guests on the outdoor stage with their superb choreography, amazing talent and imaginative use of glow-in-the-dark props and illusions. The TCC Dance Company has been inspiring creative dancers for over 20 years years and the college has an admirable outreach program which enables these students to perform for audiences all over the state. 

Come revel in this unique birthday party as the the Crooked River Lighthouse turns 127 years old!