Youth Advisory Council’s lantern festival aglow

Warren HatelyAugusta Margaret River Times
Friday's first lantern festival was a big success.
Camera IconFriday's first lantern festival was a big success. Credit: Warren Hately/Augusta-Margaret R/Augusta-Margaret River Times

There was a strong turnout for the first Margaret River Lantern Festival last Friday night.

With weather conditions favourable, the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River’s Youth Advisory Committee-designed event drew a big crowd of young families venturing out after dark to follow a street parade of youngsters with their handmade lanterns.

The YAC parade ventured from the Margaret River Festival Precinct to the Shire’s youth precinct, via Ruether Park.

Crowds received a welcome to country from Zac Webb before performances and roller-skating from YAC members and other residents.

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