Last year’s Lantern Parade along the Eastside Trail. (Photo by Kwadwo Atta courtesy of Atlanta BeltLine)

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine returns this fall for its fifth year and will feature nearly 100 works of visual and performing art from Sept. 6 through Nov. 15. Selected installations include works of sculpture, dance, murals, theater, outdoor concerts, parades, performance art and more will be featured along the paved and interim trails of the BeltLine.

The exhibition kicks off with Lantern Parade on Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Thousands will line up along the BeltLine between Irwin Street and DeKalb Avenue, where a tailgate party will also be going on. The parade will step off at 8:30 p.m. with The Seed & Feed Marching Abominables leading the way. Along the 2-mile route to Piedmont Park, more people and music will join in including the Black Sheep Ensemble, Mausuki Scales & Common Ground Collective and Wasted Potential Brass Band.

For the full schedule of performers and events for the run of Art on the BeltLine, visit You can see a list of artists selected for this year’s event at this link.

Artist Cecilia Lueza’s installation from last year, Dual Nature. (Courtesy Atlanta BeltLine)

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.