Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade has been postponed for 2021.
Even while social distancing, you can help spread joy across the city in a unique way with the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade-in-Place! This year’s festivities are a great way to celebrate creativity and build community while keeping Atlanta safe
Map & Locations
Kicking off the week, the map will be published on Monday, September 21st. A digital map will contain live updates on where to see the best lantern light displays! Walk, bike, or drive around town to get involved throughout the weekend.
Be sure to check #BeltLineParadeInPlace for live map updates and to join the celebration!
September 21st – 26th
Throughout the week, decorate the front of your home with lanterns and lights! Using the hashtag #BeltLineParadeinPlace, post pictures on social media to join the celebration.
September 24th – 26th
Each night from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., the Krewe of the Grateful Glutton’s giant lantern puppets and parade bands will make unannounced pop-up appearances in BeltLine neighborhoods! Joining the parade, some of Atlanta’s favorite musicians will perform, including: Kebbi Williams and the Wolfpack, Black Sheep Ensemble, and Wasted Potential Brass Band. Step outside to enjoy the surprise performances from a safe distance while socially distancing from a respectful distance!
About the Atlanta Beltline Parade
The Atlanta Beltline Parade debuted in 2010 and grew over the years to embrace thousands of participants and tailgaters throughout the parade route. Community participation is what fills the Parade with magic, so the event embraces people of all ages and backgrounds!