The 17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival

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The 17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival

In the Tradition of Dia De Los Muertos | FREE!

Sat Oct 29 3:30-8:30pm

17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival in the tradition of Día de los Muertos!
Celebrate life and new beginnings with Creative Alliance’s Artesanas Mexicanas! Learn the traditions of Día de los Muertos and altar making! Create NEW hand drum lanterns, and march in the parade with your community!

¡17º Gran Desfile de linternas y Festival de Halloween en el tradicional Día de los Muertos!
¡Únete a nosotros en esta celebración de la vida y de un nuevo comienzo dirigido por las Artesanas Mexicanas de la Alianza Creativa! ¡Aprende a montar un Altar de Muertos y conoce más sobre la tradición del Día de Muertos, Crea Linternas NUEVAS y participa en el desfile con tu comunidad!

Saturday, October 29
3:30pm | Festival Begins! Lantern workshops, Day of the Dead altar making, hayrides, crafts vendors, food trucks, beer garden, live music, and zumba!
3:30pm | Zumba
4pm | Kids Costume Contest
5pm | Pop Up Costume Yoga
5:50pm | Pulaski Monument Ceremony
5:50pm | Ofrenda Ceremony with Artesanas Mexicanas

6:30pm | PARADE LINE-UP | Sac Au Lait (band) on the Stage
7pm | PARADE KICK-OFF| DJ Eddie Chabot on the Stage
~8:15pm | Parade Finale with Mariachi Rey Azteca, Naciones Unidas!


Produced by Creative Alliance with Artesanas Mexicanas, and Friends of Patterson Park, and in partnership with Baltimore City Dept of Recreation and Parks

Keep Baltimore Glowing! Support Creative Alliance and the Great Halloween Lantern Parade by making a donation!

Join us for the PARADE AFTER PARTY!
GLOWBALL! with Las Cafeteras
The Glow Ball at The Patterson is an annual post-festival dance party at the Creative Alliance! Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuses traditional Afro-Mexican music with a politically charged modern urban sound that can only come from the Chicano culture of east L.A. Adult costume contest!
SAT OCT 29. Doors 9:00pm. Party 9:30pm. $13, $10 members (+$3 at the door)
The Marquee Lounge will be OPEN with halloween drink specials and movies!


Questions? Email or call 410-276-1651.

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