Solar powered hanging lanterns are a great way to light up the garden without the hefty electricity bill to pay afterwards. You can now sit in the garden on those hot summer nights enjoying the chirping crickets and beautiful light of these pretty lanterns.
These lanterns can be hung from a (wall) hook, umbrella, tree or anywhere you like!
Of course you can also hang these lanterns INside the house – just make sure it’s somewhere sunny!
We have handpicked the best solar powered hanging lanterns available based on customer satisfaction. Oh and did we mention they’re very affordable too? Hope you like our selection!
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Patriotic Solar Powered Hanging Lanterns in Red, White and Blue
We love these patriotic lanterns. They’re great for any garden party and will be greatly admired on your Independence day barbecue party!
You’ll get a set of 3 lanterns which run on a AA rechargeable battery per lantern. The batteries are included.
The lanterns are charged by a high quality solar panel and include 3 LED lights per lamp.
Once charged the lanterns will last up to 5 hours starting at dusk, so this is pretty good for long summer nights.
Also available in yellow, green and red at Amazon.com
Vintage Waterproof Solar Powered Hanging Umbrella Lantern
These hanging lanterns have a vintage look and come in a pack of 4. Hang them from an umbrella as pictured or from a wall or take with you when you go camping!
These lanterns radiate a warm light instead of the cold blue and they actually flicker!
It will take up to 5 hours to charge the lanterns, but this means you will enjoy them for up to 9 hours!
Note: the product information states they are waterproof, but you should not immerse them in water. They do withstand the rain however.
Get them from Amazon.com
Most solar powered hanging lanterns will turn on at dusk and turn off at dawn. Most have options to turn off the light manually though. To do this check for a switch usually placed close to the battery compartment.
Moonrays Solar Powered Hanging Floral Stained Glass LED Light
This stained glass hanging lantern with a flowers and a dragon fly is little more expensive, yet also very unique.
There are unique stained glass designs on each side, which are also hand painted.
It includes a shepherd’s hook you stake into the ground and hang the lantern from.
The lantern charges on 1 AA battery (included) and can run 6-8 hours when charged fully.
Available from Amazon.com
Solar powered hanging lanterns are easy to install (no wiring) cheap and effective. They are also very safe; no need to worry about kids or pets getting electrocuted when they play in the garden.
Solar Powered Color Changing Lanterns
These color changing lanterns are definitely my personal favorite. There’s a rainbow of colors in these beautiful designed lanterns decorated with hummingbirds.
You can set 1 color or have it alternating. Check out these green and blue colors in the picture. Looks good right?
The lanterns have very long-lasting led lights which can be used up to 100,000 hours.
Available from Amazon.com