The River of Light is Waterbury’s Community Lantern Procession. In December 2010, artists Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold worked with school art teacher MK Monley and the pupils of Thatcher Brook Primary School in Waterbury, VT to create over 150 willow and tissue paper lanterns for our inaugural event. Spectators of all ages lined the parade route in support of the parade which was led by Burlington’s street Samba band, Sambatucada. The procession was also joined by artists from Central Vermont, who created larger-scale lanterns during a special one-day workshop.
Visit https://www.ariveroflightinwaterbury.org/ to find out more!
Please show your support from the sidelines or bring your own lanterns and join the parade for an enchanting evening of music, light and community spirit! Join us in Dac Rowe Park after the parade for hot coca and free entertainment!
Parade Start Time: 5:00 PM – sharp
Location: leaving from Thatcher Brook Primary School to Dac Rowe Park
Theme: Fantastical Favorite Food: From Farms to Families