Friday, October 25, 2013


The Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Fest

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 26, at 3:30 PM Festival. 6:30 PM Parade Line up. 7 PM Parade kick off. Ends with Fire Finale at Pulaski Monument, Eastern & Linwood Aves, Patterson Park. Rain date Sun, Oct 27.
WHERE: Patterson Park
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Every year, on the Saturday before Halloween, the Creative Alliance's Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival light up Baltimore's Patterson Park.

The free festival kicks off with hay rides, lantern workshops, a costume contest, food trucks with The Gathering, and more! Local and guest artists install dragon lanterns and glowing sculptures on the park's Boat Lake and all along the Parade route. Video projections light up the DiPietro Ice Rink bubble. Marching bands, stilt walkers, and more performers arrive. When thousands of lantern-carrying costumed families join in, the spectacular glimmering procession begins! Halloween Lantern Parade Event Details

Keep Baltimore Glowing

This iconic event, now 14 years old, could not happen without the generous support from friends like you. Join the Parade of Supporters today and help keep this spectacular Parade free and luminous for young and old!


Founded in 1994, the Creative Alliance is Baltimore's most innovative arts organization. By supporting CA you join more than 1,400 members enjoying a wide range of benefits and opportunities to discover and explore their inner artist.

Creative Alliance thanks the following sponsors for their support of the Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival 2013:
Baltimore Community Foundation, Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences, Baltimore Housing, William G. Baker Jr. Memorial Fund, BGE, Goldseker Foundation, Maryland State Arts Council, M&T Bank, Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds