From the website:
Gates open at 3:00pm ~ Entertainment begins at 3:30pm
Lantern lighting will begin at dusk
Free shuttle bus service from Midway Stadium starting at 2:30pm
Taiko drums, martial arts, Ikebana, sushi and other aspects of Japanese culture, will be featured at the annual Como Park Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival, a family-friendly event, reminiscent of Japan’s annual Obon holiday, on Sunday, August 17, 2008 on the grounds of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Park.
For more information including entertainment and vendors, please see the official event website.
Official Website: http://www.comozooconservatory.org/cons/jll.shtml
Added by waiting_line on August 12, 2008