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September 05, 2014

2014 Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade - September 6th - Minutes from The View at Virginia Highlands

LanternThe annual Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade will mark the opening of the fifth year of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine on Saturday, September 6. Parade-goers are encouraged to gather at 7:30 p.m. with their lanterns at the southern end of the Eastside Trail along Irwin Street / Lake Avenue. The street will be closed from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. between Auburn Avenue and Krog Street. The parade will begin at 8:30 p.m. and move from Irwin Street north to Piedmont Park. After walking the 2-mile Eastside Trail, the parade will guide into the green at Piedmont Park, where Park Tavern is hosting an event with live music and refreshments for sale. The parade will end two miles from the starting point.

The interim hiking trail south of Irwin Street will be open for staging for the four marching bands and the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons, the parade leaders. The ramp from the Edgewood Avenue bridge will be open for use and participants may join the line-up from Edgewood Avenue, or may walk up Airline Street from DeKalb Avenue. After step-off, the parade will also be accessible from any access point on the Atlanta BeltLine, including the newly opened Eastside Trail Gateway from Historic Fourth Ward Park. [read more]

Every year, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has celebrated our exhibition with a captivating and energetic Lantern Parade. This event has grown to attract such large crowds that it now officially opens the temporary art exhibition each year on the first Saturday after Labor Day. The glowing procession of light, music, and color carry over the entire length of the Eastside Trail as the parade winds from Irwin Street near Krog Street up to Piedmont Park. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine and the Lantern Parade are free and open to the public. Your participation is the magic of the Lantern Parade. Hold up a light for the Atlanta BeltLine!

The View at Virginia Highlands features:

  • Located in the Heart of Virginia Highland with amazing Atlanta skyline views
  • Walking Distance to the Atlanta Beltline
  • Rooftop Terrace with Kitchen, Living Area, Fireplace and Enclosed Room
  • Open Living Spaces with Luxury Modern Finishes
  • Custom Designer Kitchens
  • Specialty High Tech Lighting
  • Energy Efficient Homes that Include the  latest Smart Technologies

The View at Virginia Highlands will sell out quickly so contact Deborah Cook at 404-217-3729 to get on the priority list! 

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