Decatur Lantern Parade 2017

Friday, May 12 • 9 p.m. • Downtown Decatur

Celebrate the arts and the start of summer at the Decatur Lantern Parade. Gather at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Ave. after 8 pm, then parade to the downtown square along with the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble.

Make your own lantern at home or attend a lantern-making workshop where supplies and guidance are provided. Start dreaming up your lantern now! Sign up for all sorts of lantern making workshops – lantern hats, illuminated parasols, globe lanterns, and more – hosted by Chantelle Rytter at Color Wheel Studio in the two weeks preceding the parade.

For more information and lantern making resources visit decaturlanternparade.com.

We are proud to co-sponsor this unique event with our friends at Color Wheel Studio, Decatur Education Foundation, and the Downtown Development Authority.