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Pocono Raceway holds lantern festival

Folks gathered at the raceway to release thousands of lanterns into the sky after sunset Sunday evening.

LONG POND, Pa. — All eyes were on the skies Sunday evening in the Poconos.

Folks came to enjoy the Night Lights Sky Lantern Festival at Pocono Raceway. 

The two-day event featured a lantern release after sunset, where folks came together and released thousands of lanterns into the sky. 

The lanterns last about 15 to 30 minutes before burning up. This is an interactive traveling experience; if you want to learn more about it, click here.

Check out WNEP’s YouTube channel. 

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