Paramount to the Filipino Christmas season, the parol star lantern is a symbol of love, pride, and spirit of the season. The word “parol” derives from the Spanish word, “farol,” meaning lantern or light. Filipino’s place significant symbolism to light, much as the stars that lights up the dark sky, the candle lit parol is regarded as a sanctified source of faith, light, and warmth in the cooling nights. 

Experience an afternoon of Philippine dance & culture, silent auction, raffles, parol competition prizes, and more.

23rd Annual Parol Lantern Festival
Saturday, December 7, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Joe and Vi Jacobs Center, Celebration Hall
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego

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