The NGAA is excited to be partnering with the City of Suwanee on the new event: Glow in the Park! Come join us for family-friendly workshops and lantern fun at the beautiful Suwanee Town Center Park in Suwanee, GA.

Watch as the sun goes down and we make our beloved park glow in the dark! We'll have plenty of food, games, and activities for all ages. You won't want to miss our spectacular lantern parade Saturday, April 15 at 7:30 pm followed by a rocking concert featuring Electric Avenue.

5:00PM - Food & Fun
7:30PM - Lantern Parade
8:30PM - Concert featuring Electric Avenue

Prizes will be awarded for the best glow looks and costumes.

Don't forget to make your own lantern! Don't know how? Come to one of our workshops on:

  • February 28th - 5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • March 28th - 5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • April 4th - 5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • April 7th- Special "Make and Take" Lantern workshop during Food Truck Friday - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • April 12th - 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Class size is up to 10 children or adults per class (ages 6-9 must be accompanied by a parent, ages 10 and up can be on their own).

You can purchase the lantern workshop and supplies for $28 or the solo lantern kit for $10 by filling out the form below and picking it up from the NGAA store beside Suwanee City Hall at 3930 Charleston Market Street, Unit B6, Suwanee, Georgia  30024. Please note: there are no refunds or credits given for withdrawals if made later than one week prior to the start date of the workshop. 

What is a lantern?

Its a simple, decorated lantern orb-on-a-stick lighted with battery-operated LEDs (no live flames permitted!).  The lanterns are carried, not released, on a parade route from Town Center Park, down Main Street and returning on the new Brushy Creek Greenway behind the library.