Lantern Fest Lights Up Meridian Speedway Saturdayadmin
After two weeks of epic racing Meridian Speedway falls silent, but not dark this Saturday, April 30, for the Boise Lantern Fest. This event, organized by Sack Lunch Productions, combines a carnival atmosphere with live music and shows, culminating in the twilight release of personalized paper lanterns. For $45 dollars participants age 13 and above receive all day event access, everything they need to construct and launch a lantern, plus a s’mores kit. Kids ages 4 through 12 are just $5 and children 3 and under are free.
Tickets to Saturday night’s festivities are going fast. Logon to www.thelanternfest.com for more information and to purchase your pass to this one-of-a-kind event.
Race fans, normal service resumes Saturday, May 7 with the Sprintcar Opener, featuring the Mountain Dew Winged Sprintcars, CT400 Sprintcars, Pepsi Crate Car/Super 6 Challenge, Teleperformance Claimer Stocks, College of Western Idaho High School Tuners, and TATES Rents Rookie Hornets. Keep up with all the happenings from around the quarter-mile at meridianspeedway.com and be sure to text ‘meridianspeed’ to 84483 for exclusive updates.