DIY lanterns are encouraged! However, only portable light source powered by battery, solar, or other flameless lights are welcomed.
Together we can create a fun, inclusive activity for the Athens community that celebrates the completion of park renovations, introduces people to the ACC trails network and provides a unique community experience in Dudley Park.
Please check ACC Leisure services social media for weather updates. The event will be canceled if it rains.
The Oconee Street United Methodist Church has offered their parking lot for Lantern Parade participants who wish to enter Dudley Park on Poplar Street.
The Classic Center parking deck will be available at a discounted rate of $5 for Lantern Parade participants. There will be a parking attendant on duty and participants will need to mention the lantern parade to receive the discounted price.