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October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lantern Fest will be celebrated on Saturday, October 20 from 6-10 pm at Crooked River Lighthouse, 1975 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle Beach, FL. This unique festival, best known for its awesome display of over a hundred colorful lanterns, lights up the night with magic and history at the 1895 maritime landmark. Special activities include amazing Celtic music by Aisha Ivey and Stephen Hodges, special evening tower climbs, ancient crafts, enchanting glowing lantern display, museum displays, gift shop, and delicious food and desserts.
Featured on the program will be a remarkably gifted Celtic duo, Aisha Ivey and Stephen Hodges. Aisha Ivey has won the southeast United States Scottish Fiddle Championship for 10 years in a row. Stephen Hodges plays acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, banjo, and upright and electric bass in a variety of styles. The performance of lively Celtic tunes will take place under the glow of over a hundred colorful lanterns. Many of the lanterns in the park are one-of-a-kind items that have been handmade at various lantern making workshops over the years.
Come revel in this unique birthday party in honor of the 124th birthday of the Crooked River Lighthouse!