BAND FEVER: Excited about the lantern festival and Battle of the Bands (from left) are Stanley Roslin-Clark, 4, Noah Barnes, 6, and Zoe Gibson, 4.
BAND FEVER: Excited about the lantern festival and Battle of the Bands (from left) are Stanley Roslin-Clark, 4, Noah Barnes, 6, and Zoe Gibson, 4. David Nielsen

A night of light, food, shopping and music

HUNDREDS of lanterns will brighten the night at Robelle Domain, Springfield, this weekend, as the parkland hosts a night of light, food, shopping and music.

Robelle Markets has paired up with Westside Community Care and Springfield Christian Family to present this year's Battle of the Bands competition and the Lanterns in the Park Festival this Sunday night.

The evening will feature bands chasing the title of best band of 2013. Twilight market stalls, food stalls, a lantern release and fireworks display are also on the bill.

In addition, there will be free rides and activities to entertain the little ones.

Even though the event would be free for families, Westside Community Care's Pastor Phil Cutcliffe said money raised on the night would go towards local organisations.

"Money will be raised for USQ chaplaincy services and Springfield Christian Family through the various sponsors, and other fundraising activities like food sales," he said.

"There will also be an opportunity to make a gold coin donation or any other amount during the course of the evening."

The event will start at 3pm and culminate in a fireworks display at 7pm.



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