Having things on your calendar to look forward to is a wellness program. Put these dates on your calendar and smile about all the future parade fun we're going to have together! It'll make you feel good. If we need to reschedule due to COVID-19, we will. We will post any changes and send you an emailSo, you may as well start making your 2020 lanterns with all this down time. You probably have cardboard, paper, markers, and a flashlight around. We can't wait to see what you make!
Everyone is always invited to participate in every parade. Make a lantern and just show up! These occasions are all about collective joy, because we need it. Your creative play is a gift to your community. Thank you!

The 9th Annual Decatur Lantern Parade! Friday, May 8, 2020

Light the night, summer is in sight! Line-up at 8pm at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue, Decatur, GA 30308.

Step-off at 9pm. Lantern workshops will be held the week before the parade and lantern kits will be available at Kelly’s Market.



Take it to the River! The 5th Annual Sandy Springs Lantern Parade! Saturday, June 20, 2020

Celebrating the Chattahoochee River, a collection of floating giant river lanterns are animated by paddle boards! Food, beverages, and last minute butterfly lantern-making starts at 7pm at Steel Canyon Golf Course, 640 Morgan Falls Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30350. Line-up at 8:30, Step-off at 9pm. Lantern workshops will be held the week before the parade and lantern kits will be available at High Country Outfitters.



Parliament of Owls Lantern Parade! Saturday, August 8, 2020

Elegantly weird, the owl parade is all owls and all black and white. The attire is black and white, as well. We flock at 8:30pm at the Grove at Colony Square on 14th St. at Peachtree St., Atlanta GA 30361. We fly at 9pm. Owl lantern workshops will be held a week before the parade.

Owl lantern kits will be available at Savi Market and free owls mask will be available to download.



The 11th Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade! Saturday, September 26, 2020

This is the big one! Line-up at 7pm at Irwin Avenue at the Beltline Eastside Trail, Atlanta, GA 30307. Step-off at 8pm.

Lantern workshops and lantern kits will be available two weeks before parade.



Walk with the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons in the 20th L5P Halloween Parade! Saturday, October 17, 2020

20 years of the best Halloween parade in the southeast! Theme to be announced. Line-up at 3pm on Austin Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307.

Step-off at 4pm.


NOTE: We are no longer doing our Grant Park Halloween Lantern Parade. Please join us at L5P!



The 2nd Annual Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade! Saturday, November 7, 2020

Illuminating life on the island with a lantern parade on the beach! Line-up at 5pm at South Forest Beach, Hilton Head Island, SC 29936.

Step-off at 5:45pm. Lantern workshops and lantern kits will be available in the weeks before parade.



December 2020 - Parade of Angels!

Atlanta, 30310. Details to follow.

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