Calling all Volunteers!

Calling all Volunteers!
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We need your help to make the 2017 Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival a glowing success!

Saturday, October 28th | Patterson Park

The Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival is a family festival in Patterson Park that includes lantern making workshops, kids costume contests, live music, performers, craft vendors, hayrides, family activities, food trucks, beer garden, and more! The Great Halloween Lantern Parade draws 10,000 fans and has been a beloved Baltimore tradition since 1999. More Info

All our parade volunteers get a t-shirt, pizza, and a ticket to the parade after party!

Volunteer Opportunities:

PARADE PREP VOLUNTEERS

  • Help us get ready for the Parade by moving our amazing floats out of storage and to the parade site.
  • Meet at 10am at Creative Alliance 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21224 and caravan one mile to where the floats are stored.

SET UP FESTIVAL ASSISTANTS

  • Help set up and place festival equipment (tables, chairs, signage, etc.) on site.
  • Meet at NOON in Patterson Park at the Creative Alliance info tent near the corner of Linwood Ave & Eastern ave.

CLOSING FESTIVAL ASSISTANTS

  • Help us close down the festival by putting away equipment, packing up supplies, and making sure we keep Patterson Park beautiful!
  • Meet at 7:30pm in Patterson Park at the Creative Alliance info tent near the corner of Linwood Ave & Eastern ave.

PARADE FLOAT CARRIERS

  • Help us carry/push/show-off some of our best monumental, illuminated floats! The parade route is about 1 mile through Patterson Park. This is the task for which we need the most volunteers! 
  • Meet with Parade Marshals and Festival staff at the Patterson Park Pool House.

PARADE MARSHALLS*

  • Wear an illuminated costume and help guide parade participants along the parade route.

*This position has a bit more responsibility and requires volunteers to attend a parade marshal orientation on Wed October 11th from 6 - 8pm at the Patterson Park Pool House - 148 S Linwood Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224

GENERAL ASSISTANCE

We are looking for volunteers who can offer general help with providing information to festival attendees, set up support, and other assistance as needed.

If you can only volunteer for a limited amount of hours or have mobility issues, we will find duties for you based on your schedule and skills. We greatly appreciate lending us your time.

if interested please email vic@creativealliance.org your information and hours you can volunteer.

We encourage all volunteers to take on as many spots available!

Volunteer Benefits and Rewards


PIZZA

We feed you!
 

CREATIVE ALLIANCE T-SHIRT

You get a swanky T-shirt to wear at the parade and keep!
 

ONE FREE TICKET TO THE GLOW BALL!

All volunteers will receive a free ticket to attend our over the top Halloween ball dance party!
 
READY TO SIGN UP?
 
Please send your information and the times you're available to vic@creativealliance.org or call 410-276-1651
 
OR

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