(PHOTOS) Decatur’s lantern parade

Posted by Decaturish.com May 13, 2017

The city of Decatur held its annual lantern parade on May 12. Photographer Rebecca Breyer attended the event and took these photos.

The parade started at the Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue and marched with the Black Sheep Ensemble and the Wasted Potential Brass Band to Decatur Square. This event is co-sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance, Color Wheel Art Studio and Decatur Education Foundation.

The puppets unite at the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

(left) Colby Sowders high-fives Daniel Hagan, 3, (right) while his sister, Maria Hagan, 7 months, (middle) watches on in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Heidi Staven Carpenter, of Decatur, performs with shadow puppets in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Muslimo Sheikh, 19, of Decatur, marches in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

(middle to right) Muslimo Sheikh, 19, of Decatur, marches with her sister, Yasmin Osman, 7, of Decatur, in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Kellie McCollum, of Decatur, marches with the Black Sheep Ensemble, in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Barbara Smith, of Decatur, marches in the Black Sheep Ensemble, at the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Jamie Hemphill plays in the Wasted Potential Brass Band in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Kurt Reinhardt and his daughter, Rashida Reinhardt, 4, (on the left) march in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

Layne Huey, 8, of Decatur, marches in the Decatur Lantern Parade in Decatur, Ga., on May 12, 2017.

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