Parliament Of Owls Parade

August 5, 2023
8PM - 10PM
The Plaza

Elegantly weird, Parliament of Owls is a black and 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 5th. Let’s flock together as we start and end the event in The Plaza.

Parade Attire: Black and White

Parade Route:Click here for the map

Schedule Of Events: 

  • Wednesday, August 2nd from 6:30pm-8:30pm: Lantern making workshop on The Patio (owl kits available for purchase)
  • Thursday, August 3rd from 6:30pm-8:30pm: Lantern making workshop on The Patio (owl kits available for purchase) – This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Owl kits are available for purchase at the Midtown Ace Hardware.
  • Saturday, August 5th: Night of the official lantern parade! Flock together starting at 8pm in The Plaza and take flight 8:50pm. Please fly behind the band. The Parade returns to The Plaza around 9:30pm and the Black Sheep Ensemble will play till 10pm.

Workshop Details: 

  • Owl lantern kits for sale: $15-$25
  • Come at 6:30pm for a good seat
  • Scissors, glue, instructions and good company provided
  • Take your lantern to go if needed

Any kind of black + white owl lantern made of any material is welcome in the parade! Lantern parades love invention. Click here for owl lantern ideas and free owl mask and little owl downloads.

Parliament of Owls is a Chantelle Rytter Project with the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons and the Black Sheep Ensemble sponsored by Midtown Alliance.

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