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‘Flight of the Fireflies’ lantern parade at Dudley Park

The Leisure Services Department invites the Athens community to the second annual Flight of the Fireflies Lantern Parade on Saturday, March 16 at Dudley Park. Participants are invited to gather in Dudley Park starting at 7:30 p.m. with the parade stepping off just after 8:00 p.m. 

The community is invited to light up the winding paths to Dudley Park together! This parade is open to families, individuals, school, neighborhood groups, and organizations who are all encouraged to participate.  Bring lanterns, flashlights, your imagination, and join in the parade.  

Along the way, and at the center of Dudley park, participants with enjoy live music, fantastical performers, and large-scale illuminated sculptures. On the night of the Flight of the Fireflies Lantern Parade, each access point to Dudley Park will be color-coded and staffed with volunteers to help you find your way.  

DIY lanterns are encouraged.   Any portable light source powered by battery, solar, or other flameless light is welcomed.  

For more information, please visit or call 706-548-1865.

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