Please join us for the
Thirteenth Annual San Francisco Bay Area

Japanese Peace Lantern Ceremony
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 6:30–9:00 p.m.
69th Anniversary of Hiroshima (Aug. 6) & Nagasaki (Aug. 9) Atomic Bombings

North end of Aquatic Park, Berkeley Accessible*
Map  •  Transit  •  Bike  •  Free On-Site Parking Courtesy of Plexxikon

View/download the flyer [PDF, 2.2MB]  •  f Facebook users RSVP for 2014

Berkeley Peace Lantern Ceremony--floating lanterns 2012--photo by Nikolaos Koumoundouros
Photo by Nikolaos Koumoundouros

Photos from 2013 Ceremony by Mel Ashar  •  Video of 2012 Ceremony by Michiko Kurokawa

Please >contact us to submit your photographs!

Volunteers Needed
for the 2014 lantern ceremony
 Fill out the online form
or e-mail,
or leave a message at (510) 595-4626.

Peace Lantern Tee-Shirt  •  Sample Newsletter Announcement  •  Be a Sponsor!  
Dress in Warm Layers: It Gets Cool After 8 p.m.


6:30 p.m.:

8–9 p.m.:  Floating of the Lanterns

Sponsors include:
Berkeley City Council  •  Berkeley Peace & Justice Commission  •  •  Friends of Hibakusha  •  Grandmothers Against War
United Nations Association–USA, East Bay  •  Northern California Peace Alliance  •  Waterside Workshops (café open during event)
Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP)  •  Buddhist Church of San Francisco  •  your attention, please! communications  •  Alliance Graphics
and other individuals and organizations

Public-address system provided by the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Social Justice Committee¡Hal Carlstad, presente!

Use the above button to donate online.
Checks payable to Peace Lantern Ceremony may be
sent to the address at the bottom of this page.

Make Lantern Shades  •  How We Make Lantern Bases
  History of Peace Lantern Ceremonies in Japan

Find One in Your Community  •  In Hiroshima  •  In Nagasaki

Previous Years’ Peace Lantern Ceremonies

Bay Area Peace Lantern Ceremony
Mail: 2512 Telegraph Ave. #274, Berkeley, CA 94704-2918 USA

E-mail:  •  Voice Mail: (510) 595-4626
*Wheelchair accessible (0.5 mile along paved path). ASL or other special needs: Please contact us by July 18, 2014.

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