SAN ANTONIO – Residents and visitors in San Antonio are in for a beautiful surprise as giant lanterns will light up the River Walk for two weekends in September for the Ford Parade of Lanterns.
According to our sister station KSAT-TV, there will be 10 parade floats, each 26 feet long, topped with giant illuminated lanterns floating along the downtown section of the River Walk during the weekends of Sept. 2-4 and 9-11. The cost to attend this event: Free.
If weather permits, the lanterns will launch from the International Center located at 203 S. St. Mary’s Street at 8 p.m. and are expected to complete their trip by 10 p.m. each night, KSAT said.
Updates on this will be provided on the San Antonio River Walk website.
Here is a map of the parade route.