RiSE Lantern Festival returning to Moapa for fourth year


The RiSE lantern festival will be lighting up the desert sky for the fourth year in a row this year.

Organizers are expecting more than 10,000 people to come together to celebrate hopes, dreams and wishes out at the Moapa reservation.

Tickets are on sale now for the lantern festival which will be held Oct. 6 and 7.

Located just 35 miles outside of Las Vegas at the Moapa River Reservation, tickets for the two-day festival are now on sale and on pace to sell out as it has in previous years.

RiSE festival is a celebratory event where lanterns are simultaneously released to the sky representing participant's hopes, dreams and wishes creating a breathtaking and unforgettable experience. Festival goers participating in this visually stunning experience can indulge in an array of food and beverage options while taking in sounds from all-new live entertainment from both local and regional musicians for an exclusive lineup this year. All are encouraged to partake in igniting of the sky with the release of over 20,000 lanterns for an incredibly breathtaking moment.

RiSE was the first lantern festival of its kind to take place in the United States and debuted in 2014 near Las Vegas. Each year since, over 10,000 guests have joined together to lift their spirits with the release of thousands of biodegradable paper lanterns, creating lasting memories and an incredible shared experience.

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting

2017 Event and Ticket Information

  • Price: Adults $109 - $129; Children 3-10, $59 -$69 with accompanying adult
  • Parking and Shuttles: Parking is available on-site ($29 per vehicle) and shuttles from the Las Vegas Strip ($39 per person) will also be an available for purchase.
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