Wintertide Festival of Lights 




This is an event you don't want to miss! Join us for our final festival of the year as we take to the woods in celebration.

Enjoy a community inspired lantern walk, lighted art illuminating the forest paths, food & drink vendors, interactive glow in the dark art stations, thrilling performances down in the meadow, music, and our Makers Market in the gallery.​

Lighted Art

Enjoy our interactive art stations or wander the lighted park paths to enjoy the new installations for the 2024 Light Art Experience.

Lantern Walk

Attend one of our workshops to create a luminary or lantern, then join us as we kick-off the festival with a community lantern walk through Webster's Woods.

Live Performances

Enjoy a Fire Performance by The Fractal Phase and an interactive, large scale shadow mural display in the Shadow Sail Theater, the work of light artist Heather Dawn Sparks.

Makers Market

Warm up in the gallery and shop for locally-made artisan gifts designed by 30+ artists in the unique and peaceful setting of the Esther Webster Gallery.


Festivities Happening between 4-8PM | Food Vendors Available 

Please note the parking lot will be closed from 4:30-5PM to allow us to safely line up participants for the lantern walk. 

4:00 PM- Ticket booth open/Lantern Walk Staging Begins- Join us on Lauridsen Blvd. at the entrance to the parking lot as Fractal Phase and Dancing Hands Drumming Group help us parade with our lanterns onto the festival grounds.

5:00 PM- Lantern Walk 

5:00 PM- Interactive Light Arts Stations,  Makers Market + Food Vendors Open

5:15 PM- Fire Performance, Shadow Sail Theatre and More in the Meadow.

6:00- 7:30 PM - Music in the Courtyard 

8:00 PM- Lights out | Festival closes 

WHERE TO PARK: We have space in our lot for 30 cars and there is ample parking throughout the neighborhood. Additional parking lots are available at Franklin Elementary School or at Peninsula College on Lauridsen Blvd (3-5 minute walk)

We have one accessible parking spot near on next to the Gallery and drop-offs are welcome as well for those who need assistance getting into the gallery. Check with the parking attendant on Jones Street.


Thank you to our Premier Sponsor D.A.Davidson and the following sponsors.