Sin categorizar / Oct 26th, 2018

Everything you need to know about the 19th Great Halloween Lantern Parade!

Creative Alliance |

19th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival – EEEK!

Patterson Park, Pulaski Monument, Corner of Linwood Ave. & Eastern Ave. Event Page 

Due to weather concerns, the parade will now happen on Sunday, October 28th in Patterson Park! The schedule and location remain the same. 

The Schedule

3:30pm Festival around Pulaski Monument
4:00pm Kids Costume Contest (Registration at 3:30pm)
6:30pm Parade Line-up by the Boat Lake
7:00pm Parade
8:30pm Finale on Stage by Pulaski Monument with Mark Evans and Soul Centered

The Festival

Pulaski Monument | 3:30-6:30pm
View the Festival Map
The day starts with the BEST family Halloween Festival EVER. Featuring the adorable and hilarious Kids Halloween Costume Contest, lantern making, hayrides, yoga, and live bands! The food trucks arrive in time for the festival and the beer garden is open!

Day of Lantern Making Workshops

Lantern Making Tent, Pulaski Monument
6 thirty-min sessions – 3, 3:30, 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, & 6pm
Sign up at the Lantern Making tent the day of the Festival.
Make a lantern at the Festival to carry in the Great Halloween Lantern Parade that night!

Kids Costume Contest

Main Stage, Pulaski Monument
3:30 Registration | 4pm Contest
Don’t miss our adorable kids’ costume contest on the main stage!
Check in at 3:30pm near the stage. The contest begins at 4pm. Trophies and prizes for the winners!


6:30pm Line-up by the Boat Lake | Everyone is welcome to join the parade! Head to the Boat Lake and the Parade Marshals will place you in line.
7:00pm Parade | View the Parade Route
8:30pm Finale | Main Stage is inside the Pulaski Monument
The Parade’s spectacular route starts at the Boat Lake and heads east to the annex of the Park and back to Pulaski Monument. A specially commissioned FINALE closes out the Parade on the stage inside the Monument. This year we end with a dance party!

Where to Watch

Annex Park on the Hill – The parade will pass along the lower path in the small park. If you are sitting on the hill you will have a great view!
Beer Garden – Hanging out in the Beer Garden along Linwood Ave will have a great view as the Parade marches by and a great view of the Finale Performance.
Anong the Parade Route – View the route and pick a spot!


Parking Garage – 550 S. Eaton St. Baltimore MD 21224
BUS Route – #10 drops you off right at the parade!
Come early to guarantee finding a spot. We highly recommend taking an Uber or Lyft, carpooling, ride your bike or grab a scooter!