The Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival
Sat Oct 26, 3:30pm
The 2013 Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival: COSMIC PARK celebrates the universe, including the heavens, the stars, and all celestial bodies in our very own Patterson Park. The day kicks off with a free festival, hay rides, lantern workshops, costume contest, The Gathering food trucks and more! Artist Director Laure Drogoul directs our shimmering spectacle! Floating Floats glow on the park's Boat Lake; video projections light up the DiPietro Ice Rink, the pavilion and behind Pulaski Monument in the park; artist installations and performances by 901 Arts Drum Corps, Barrage Band, stilwalkers in the Parade Route. The Parade will keep you moving! Families, friends, and neighbors are welcome to dress in costume, make lanterns from repurposed plastic bottles, and carry them in the Parade. Or... watch from anywhere along the route! Contact email@example.com to volunteer! Sat Oct 26. 3:30pm Festival. 6:30pm Parade Line up. 7pm Parade kick off. Ends with Fire Finale at Pulaski Monument, Eastern & Linwood Aves, Patterson Park. Rain date Sun, Oct 27. FREE!
NEW! Parade & Festival video (refresh webpage if you don't see it below):
*Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate marching bands this year.
THE GLOW BALL! GYPSY DANCE PARTY & COSTUME CONTEST
Sat Oct 26. Doors 8:30pm. Party 9:30pm.
After the kids are in bed, head back to The Patterson for Glow Ball, the Halloween Parade AFTER-PARTY!
LANTERN MAKING FOR FAMILIES
Free! $5 suggested donation per lantern.
Festival (Day of) Workshops
Sat Oct 26: 30-min sessions
DROP IN! 3:30-6:30pm
Patterson Park – Eastern & Linwood Avenues