Parliament of Owls Lantern Parade

August 14, 2021
8PM to 10PM
The Plaza

1197 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
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Elegantly weird, Parliament of Owls is a black + white owl themed lantern parade based in community participation. Everyone is invited to make an owl lantern and fly together through the streets of Midtown Atlanta on August 14th. Let's flock together as we start and end the event in The Plaza.

Schedule of events:

  • Wednesday, August 11 from 6-8PM: Owl lantern kits will be available for purchase + workshop on The Patio
  • Friday, August 13 from 6-8PM: Owl lantern kits will be available for purchase + workshop on The Patio
  • Saturday, August 14: Night of the official lantern parade! Flock together starting at 8PM in The Plaza and take flight 9PM.

Parade Attire: Black + white only

Parade Route: Click Here For The Map

Workshop Details:

  • Owl lantern kits for sale: $15-$25
  • Come at 6pm for a good seat
  • Scissors, glue, instructions and good company provided
  • BYO drinks + snacks from Politan Row or other onsite restaurants 
  • Take your lantern to go if needed

Owl Lantern Kits also for sale at Shep's Midtown Ace Hardware (860 Juniper St NE, Atlanta GA 30308) from August 7th-14th for $15-25 

Any kind of black + white owl lantern made of any material is welcome! Lantern parades love invention. For easy DYI owls, free mask prints are available to download below.

Let's Flock Safe:

  • Give each other space: Keep six feet behind the band and the owls next to you
  • If you feel ill, stay home
  • Wear a mask if you go inside any buildings at Colony Square
  • Read and follow current CDC guidelines

"Parliament of Owls is a Chantelle Rytter Project with the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons and the Black Sheep Ensemble" and link to my website.

Big thanks to the presenting sponsor of Parliament of Owls, Midtown ATL!