2016 Lantern Parade

The Lantern Parade is hosted by the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons and kicks off the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition on the first Saturday after Labor Day each year.

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On Friday, November 1, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) held its annual State of the Region Breakfast. At the event, the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail received the  ARC’s Development of Excellence Award for “Exceptional Merit for Adaptive Reuse.” Staff from Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and the PATH Foundation were on hand to accept the award. […] Read more
Atlanta – On Friday, November 8, at 10 am officials from Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and IIDA Georgia will dedicate a permanent piece of art on the Eastside Trail next to Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark. Weighing over 13 tons, “Iron Column,” by Phil Proctor, was installed in late […] Read more
posted in Events, Health & Fitness, Public Health // 10/28/13
Aerobics, Bike Riding, and Trail Yoga – Oh My! The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is encouraging Atlantans to get out and get active on the Atlanta BeltLine, and is making that easier through new health programming that includes free, fun fitness activities at parks and trails around the Atlanta BeltLine. From aerobics to FitWit and REI-led […] Read more
We hope you’ve had a blast at the Art on the Atlanta BeltLine performances this year! Though the visual art will be on exhibition through November, the performances came to a close last weekend with a packed lineup of dance, music, theater and other interactive performances. Crossover Movement Arts and Pete Peterson made their second […] Read more
posted in Events // 09/27/13
Two hundred excited fans joined us for the 5th annual Atlanta BeltLine Night at the Braves on Tuesday, Sept. 24, when our own Eastern Division champions defeated the Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-to- 2 victory. A number of special activities and opportunities made the event fun for all, beginning with the Atlanta BeltLine Reception at […] Read more
posted in Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, Events // 09/25/13
The weather was absolutely beautiful for the performances last Sunday in the southwest corridor, despite rain day on Saturday. (By the way, Saturday’s performances have been rescheduled for October 5 in Gordon White Park, so you don’t have to miss a thing!) Mass Transit Muse opened the afternoon with another dynamic performance, with poetry… …music… … […] Read more
posted in Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, Events // 09/16/13
Movement was the theme on the opening weekend of the fourth annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition. After the Lantern Parade’s vibrant march down the Eastside Trail, more performances took place on Sunday, Sept 8 at the Reynoldstown Stage in the Atlanta BeltLine Southeast Corridor. The afternoon started off with a performance by N.E.M. […] Read more
What a spectacular kickoff for 2013 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine at the annual Lantern Parade! More than 10,000 – yes, 10,000! – paraders and spectators came out for the fun. It was a glowing procession of light, music and color -one of the most beautiful Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parades yet! The enthusiasm and energy […] Read more
posted in Events, Southwest Connector Trail // 08/14/13
With over 100 neighbors, cyclists, walkers, runners, police officers, special guests, and Atlanta BeltLine supporters in attendance, the Southwest Connector Trail dedication was a huge success! The ceremony took place next to Beecher Hills Elementary School on August 10, 2013, right after students came back to school with a new amenity in their backyard. Special […] Read more
posted in Events, Volunteer // 06/27/13
The Atlanta Community ToolBank is moving! A partner of the Atlanta BeltLine, ToolBank provides low-cost access to tools for use by charitable organizations in community service projects. On July 20, 2013, ToolBank will move into its new facility at 410 Englewood Avenue in southeast Atlanta, just yards from the Atlanta BeltLine. The move doubles ToolBank’s […] Read more
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