VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

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Burien Parks released the following video that nicely showcases the annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession, to be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park:

This free event creates a magical evening in the forest, with lantern installations and performers, along with face painting, lantern making, food trucks, and tea tasting.

Here’s the schedule:

  • 5 p.m.: enjoy harpist Jini O’Flynn and juggling by Colin Ernst.
  • 5 – 8 p.m.: make a lantern and get your face painted by volunteers from Burien Arts Association.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Rat City Brass comes on stage to get everyone dancing.
  • 8 p.m.: the procession begins at the corner of SW 146th and 4th Ave SW., lead by Brazilian Marching Band VamoLa! Lanterns, costumes, shakers and bells are all encouraged! After the procession come back to the stage and dance away, and also wander the park to see all the lantern installations lit up!

Wander Dottie Harper Park and find art by 12 installation artists, including a large installation by fabric artist Suzanne Tidwell.

Don’t forget to bring your appetite! Fabulous food will be available from food trucks and bikes: The Ultimate Melt, Falafel Salam, Thai-U-Up,  Sweet Wheels, and Bikelava.

The event is located at Dottie Harper Park, located at 421 SW 146th Street.

For more information please go to or call 206-988-3700.

A big thank you to this year’s sponsors:

  • 4 Culture
  • The B-Town Blog
  • Phoenix Tea
  • The Highline Times
  • Burien Arts
  • Washington Arts Commission
  • Recology Cleanscapes

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