MWL is a 20-acre, 52-day, larger-than-life lantern festival that takes place every holiday season in Houston.

We are hiring festival event staff now for the 2019-2020 season! 

Food Truck and Christmas Vendors, apply here. 

Lantern Attractions

Step into Magical Winter Lights, the largest lantern festival of its kind in the United States, and begin your enchanted journey to tour more than 100 individual lantern sets in eight unique themed sections. Find lantern renditions of landmarks of the world, a Christmas village, skylines of Houston, the mysterious East, a Dino fun zone and more! 
Things To Do

Title Sponsor

Official Sponsors & Partners

  • MWL Announces 2018 Official Title Sponsor: City of La Marque
  • MWL Announces 2018 Official Sponsor - iFLY Indoor Skydiving
  • Crystla Awards 2018
    MWL Wins AMA Houston Crystal Awards