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PHOTOS: Lantern festival lights up Nelson

The Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival took place Saturday at Lakeside Park
The Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival entranced visitors Saturday in Nelson. Photo: Tyler Harper

Dragons, giant mushrooms and jellyfish lit up Nelson’s Lakeside Park on Saturday during the Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival.

Hundreds of people packed the park to take in the whimsical display. Here’s some photos from a night of local magic.

Erin Thomson’s lunar costume was a draw during the Polka Dot Dragon Festival. Photo: Tyler Harper
Photo: Tyler Harper
Photo: Tyler Harper
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Tyler Harper
Photo: Tyler Harper

Tyler Harper

About the Author: Tyler Harper

Tyler Harper joined the Nelson Star in 2015 after having worked at The Canadian Press as a sports reporter in Toronto from 2008 to 2014.
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