About Light The Night
2021 LIGHT THE NIGHT IMPORTANT EVENT INFORMATION
DATE: Thursday, September 16
LOCATION: Falls Park
131 E Falls Park Dr
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
5 pm Registration, Festivities & Food Trucks
6:30 pm Survivor Photo
7 pm Opening Ceremony
7:15 pm Walk (immediately after Program)
7:45 pm Fireworks (immediately after walk)
We look forward to lighting the night with you on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 at Falls Park in Sioux Falls!
Please read through the important information below about Light The Night updates and activities that will bring our mission to life for all those who participate. Learn how you and your team can make the most of this fantastic evening celebration!
We encourage everyone to register and donate ONLINE to limit contact at the event. Please invite members to join your team via your team link. Anyone may register online HERE: https://www.lightthenight.org/upln where you can create a team or join an existing team. Reach out to local LLS staff for assistance: LTN.MNG@LLS.org.
A virtual event option will be available. Information with links will be sent to all registered participants with valid email addresses. Stay tuned for more information!
WHAT TO BRING
Lawn chairs, blankets, wheelchairs, scooters, bicycles, and baby strollers, food and non-alcoholic beverages, bug spray and cash for food trucks. Please keep your valuables at home or in the trunk of your vehicle.
*Drones are not allowed unless you've acquired a permit from the City of St. Paul.
More information coming soon!
Light The Night will only be canceled in the event of lightning. If Light The Night is canceled, it will not be rescheduled. Dress accordingly.
The walk is approximately one mile on a paved path and is wheelchair accessible. Participants are not required to walk and are welcome to stay at the festival site until the fireworks, immediately following the walk.
ARE DOGS ALLOWED?
Yes! Friendly, leashed pets are welcome! Please bring bags for waste and dispose appropriately.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
There will be food and drinks available for purchase from various food trucks on site. Complimentary water bottles will be available at our Hydration Station sponsored by Sioux Steel Company. Complimentary cookies will also be available in the Warming Nook, courtesy of Jersey Mike's, prior and during the fireworks finale.
Complimentary Jersey Mike's Subs sandwiches and drinks will be served in the VIP Lounge for our Bright Lights, sponsors, and top fundraisers. Raise or donate $1,000 to your fundraising page get an exclusive VIP pass!
TEAM INCENTIVES, CHAMPIONS FOR CURES & BRIGHT LIGHTS
Become a Champion for Cures by raising or donating $100+ to your page and receive:
- Light The Night T-shirt (mailed)
- One food truck voucher
- Light The Night wristband
Become a Bright Light by raising or donating $1,000+ to your page and receive:
- Bright Light long-sleeve tech shirt
- TWO VIP Lounge passes!
- Champions for Cures perks
- Raise $5,000 - Teams that raise $5,000+ will receive a pre-printed team banner to carry during the walk. Pick up your banner at the pavilion.
- Raise $10,000 - Teams raising $10,000+ will receive a 10 x 10 team tent in the Team Tent Area. In your tent will be your team banner and various glow in the dark accessories (while supplies last)!
Every registered participant will receive one complimentary Light The Night lantern symbolic to your connection to blood cancer: GOLD is in remembrance of loved ones lost; WHITE is for survivors and patients; RED is in support of the mission and those battling cancer. Pick up your lantern before the Opening Ceremony that begins so you can be a part of the program. All participants should be in view of the stage for the program.
All survivors and patients receive a special survivor T-shirt, a white lantern, and a food truck voucher. Make sure to check-in at the Survivor Tent and don't miss our annual Light The Night survivor photo at 6:30 pm at the Harriet Island Target permanent stage structure.
Survivors will be asked to move into the Survivor Circle at the center of our Light The Night community with their white lanterns during a special moment in the Opening Ceremony. It's a moment you'll never forget!
The Remembrance Area is open to everyone during the hours of the event before the Opening Ceremony. It's a powerful reminder of how far we have come and how much work is left to be done. Spend quiet moments thinking about those we’ve lost and connect with your fellow participants in a powerful way. Bring photos to post on boards or write and post messages of hope and remembrance on blood drops.
Stay for our fireworks finale, complete with a custom Light The Night soundtrack and a segment of gold, white and red fireworks to recognize our community’s efforts to bring light to the darkness of cancer. Fireworks will begin immediately after the walk and are brought to you by our Red Lantern sponsor, Jersey Mike's Subs!
Thank you to our local sponsors! Please thank them for supporting the LLS mission!
We look forward to lighting the night with you! Please reach out to your local LLS staff for questions or assistance: LTN.MNG@LLS.org. Thank You!
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