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Lantern Parade 

  • December 13, 2018
  • 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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A festive parade, led by camels, carrying paper lanterns through the streets of Lincoln, ending with a nativity play on Castle Hill.

The evening will begin at 5pm in City Square where camels will gather prior to the procession beginning at 6pm. You'll feel like the wise men of the first Christmas as camels lead the way up the hill to Castle Hill where the evening will conclude with a Nativity service from St Mary Magdalene's Church. 

Camels have been domesticated for longer than horses and have worked in tandem with man in many aspects.  They are very special animals who deserve much respect for their intelligence and lovely natures.  The camels at the parade come from Joseph's Amazing Camels, who are committed to the highest standards of welfare. Find out more on the Joseph's Amazing Camels website.

Free Christmas Parking and Late Night Christmas Shopping

Parking is free for the evening making it easy to come into the city for the parade. You can park City of Lincoln Council car parks across the city from 4pm when using the PayByPhone app and Lincoln Central Car Park is also free to park in from 4pm - use the normal ticket machines and exit for free.

Plus make the most of the trip to Lincoln with many shops across the city centre staying open late til 8pm for Christmas shopping (if you do plan to visit a particular shop please contact the business to check their opening times as they are subject to change).

Find out more details on the Visit Lincoln blog.

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Lincoln Lantern Parade

Thursday 13th December 2018 

Free to attend.

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Lincoln City Square

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01522 842702
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