Events St. Martin’s Lantern Walk in Prospect Park

  • Event Date

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019

  • Event Time

    5PM - 6PM

  • Event Sessions

    1 light-filled evening

  • Event Location

    Prospect Park Prospect Park West & 9th Street

Every November, the German-speaking community of Brooklyn and beyond meets at dusk for our beloved Lantern Walk through beautiful Prospect Park. Children and their families come from all over the New York metro area, equipped with their often handmade glowing lanterns. After singing the traditional songs we follow a procession through the park to watch a reenactment of St. Martin on horseback, sharing his cloak with the beggar.

CityKinder Lantern Walk 2013 for German Kids in Prospekt Park, Brooklyn, New York

(c) Michael Nagle

Where: Prospect Park near the bandshell and the Ninth Street playground  (Entrance on Prospect Park West and 9th)

In the spirit of St. Martin this event is a fundraiser to benefit a different charity every year.

This year we chose the “Pediatric Cancer Society” as our partner. Our goal is to raise at least $2,000. Please support us generously!

Minimum suggested donation is $10 per child. Thank you!

This event has been made possible by our generous sponsors:





Need a lantern?

We’ll have lanterns, lights and sticks available for sale at the event.

Otherwise you can order them from our partner



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