Beacon of Hope Lights

Beacon of Hope Lights

The park is designed to support survivors of all types. Whether they’re currently battling cancer or their cancer is in the past. Maybe they’re thinking of those they’ve lost to cancer or considering the metamorphosis they went through during their cancer battle. This place brings them together through natural elements, buildings, artistic features, and more.

Click the month to view more information about that month’s colors of cancer:

Jan. 1st: Teal & White for Cervical Cancer. The color white offers a sense of simplicity or cleanliness, while Teal promotes clarity, open communication, and stress relief. Through the month of January, join us in wearing white & teal for the 13,820 women who will be diagnosed with cervical cancer.

Feb. 1st-12th: Kelly Green for Bladder/Bile Duct Cancer. Kelly green with its vibrant color symbolizes renewal and energy, embodies the essence of growth. Lets all come together to support those effected by Bladder/Bile Duct Cancer this month by wearing our kelly green!

Feb. 13th-14th: Red, Pink, & White for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 15th-29th: Kelly Green for Bladder/Bile Duct Cancer.

March 1st-15th: Royal Blue for Colon & Colorectal Cancer. Blue is the color of purity and those who enjoy it, carry with them a sense of calmness, peace, serenity, and beauty. This energy is peaceful and soothing. Calming tired nerves, alleviating agony and the pain we suffer from physical stress. It has a pacifying effect over our nervous system and brings us great relaxation.

The Beacon shines blue for the 153,020 people who will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year in the United States.

March 16th-17th: Irish Green for St. Patrick’s Day. 

March 18th-24th: Orange for Kidney Cancer. The color orange radiates happiness and energy. Orange is associated with optimism, confidence, enthusiasm, and warmth. This month we wear orange for the 1.8 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with kidney and renal pelvis cancer at some point during their lifetime.

March 25th-31st: Burgundy for Multiple Myeloma. Burgundy is the color of individuality, power, and ambition. This color is also associated with personal growth, deep understanding, as well as resonates deeply with our inner selves and helps us to connect.

We shine burgundy for the 170,405 people living with myeloma in the United States.

April 1st-10th: Burgundy & White for Head and Neck Cancer. Burgundy a color that resonates with individuality, power, and ambition, that also is linked with personal growth and deep understanding. White, symbolic of cleanliness, purity, and safety, complements this spectrum. These colors hold particular significance in the context of head and neck cancer awareness, representing resilience and hope!

We wear Burgundy & White for the estimated  202,354,540 new cases predicted for Head and Neck Cancer.

April 11th-20th: Light Purple for Testicular Cancer. The color purple radiates ambition, creative expression, independence, and imagination. This month we come together and wear light purple for the estimated 291,294 men living with testicular cancer in the United States.

April 21st-22nd: Moss Green for Earth Day

April 23rd-30th: Periwinkle (blue purple) for Esophageal Cancer. Periwinkle embodies serenity and calmness, symbolizing blossoming friendships and cherished memories. We wear this color in solidarity with the 4.2 per 100,000 men and women annually diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer.

May 1st-3rd: Grey for Brain Cancer. Grey, a hue of balance and intellect. Let us come together, and wear grey, to stand in solidarity with the 180,047 individuals bravely battling brain and other nervous system cancers in the United States.

May 4th-5th: Red/White/Green for Cinco de Mayo

May 6th-12th: Grey for Brain Cancer

May 13th-21st: Yellow, Purple, & Blue for Bladder Cancer. Yellow radiates happiness and hope, while purple sparks creative expression. Blue embodies both calm and strength, promoting trust in our collective journey. We support the estimated 63,070 men and 20,120 women that will be diagnosed with bladder cancer this year by wearing these colors this month.

May 22nd-25th: Black & White for Melanoma & Skin Cancer. White, the essence of pure light and beginnings, and black, the embodiment of elegance and power, serve as our symbols of solidarity. Standing together, we support those affected by Melanoma and Skin Cancer, bringing awareness to their journey by wearing white and black this month.

May 26th-27th: Red/White/Blue for Memorial Day

May 28th-31st: Black & White for Melanoma & Skin Cancer

June 1st-17th: Lavender for Cancer Survivors Month. Lavender is the color embodies healing, enlightenment, and inner peace. We wear Lavender this month to continue to shine a light of hope and empowerment for the 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.

June 18th-19th: Red/Yellow/Green for Juneteeth

June 20th-30th: Lavender for Cancer Survivors Month. Our lights return to Lavender, symbolizing ongoing support and solidarity.

July 1st-2nd: Yellow for Sarcoma/Bone Cancer. Yellow, the embodiment of happiness and hope, shines as a symbol of support. This month we wear yellow for 60,676 people living with bone and joint cancer in the United States.

July 3rd-4th: Red/White/Blue for July 4th

July 5th-18th: Yellow for Sarcoma/Bone Cancer

July 19th-31st: Dark Purple for Leiomyosarcoma Cancer. Dark purple, with a sense of peace and tranquility, becomes our symbol of unity. Let us come together to support those battling Leiomyosarcoma cancer.

August 1st-31st: Amber for Appendix Cancer. Amber represents vitality, confidence, and safety. Its warm, golden hue shines a sense of energy and security while also symbolizing resilience and empowerment. We wear amber throughout the month of August to support those who are diagnosed with this rare cancer.

Sept. 1st-2nd: Red/White/Blue for Labor Day

Sept. 3rd-9th: Teal for Ovarian Cancer.Teal is a color that embodies a sense of calm and clarity. Its soothing color promotes open communication and a peaceful stress-free environment. We wear teal for the 19,680 women that will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

Sept. 10th-12th Gold for Childhood Cancer. Gold is a color rich in symbolism and significance. It represents qualities of generosity and compassion, reminding us of the importance of giving and caring for others. Wear gold to show your support for the children and their parents who are fighting childhood cancer as well as the estimated 9,910 new cases that will be diagnosed.

Sept. 13th-15th: Purple for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The color purple radiates ambition, creative expression, independence, and imagination. It symbolizes independent and empowering individuals. Come see the purple lights that support the 8,570 people that are estimated to be diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma each year.

Sept. 16th-18th: Orange for Leukemia. The color orange radiates happiness and energy. It’s often linked with optimism, confidence, enthusiasm, and warmth. Wear orange this month to support the 490,875 people living with leukemia in the United States.

Sept. 19th-21st: Lime Green for Lymphoma. Lime green, closely associated to nature, radiates confidence and energy. It promotes feelings of liveliness and creativity, reminding us to embrace the freshness of life. Let us take in the lime green of nature this month, keeping in mind those impacted by Lymphoma, and finding peace in the vibrant renewal it symbolizes.

Sept. 22nd-24th: Light Blue for Prostate Cancer. The calming color of light blue gives off a calming energy. Join us in wearing light blue for the 113.4 per 100,000 men that are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer per year.

Sept. 25th-27th: Purple/Pink/Teal for Thyroid Cancer. Purple uplifts the spirit and calms the mind, while pink embodies compassion. Teal promotes clarity and open communication, developing understanding and connection. This month we wear these three colors for the 1.2 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer at some point in their lifetime.

Sept. 28th-30th: Peach for Uterine Cancer. Peach embodies sweetness, goodwill, and joy. Its soft color with a sense of warmth and affection, spreading positivity and happiness. We wear peach for the 3.1 percent of women will be diagnosed with uterine cancer at some point in their life.

Oct. 1st-11th: Hot Pink for Breast Cancer. Hot pink is the color of love & compassion. Women have a 1 in 8 chance they will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. We wear pink to support the 13% of women that are diagnosed with breast cancer.

Oct. 12th-13th: Teal/Pink/Green for Metastatic Breast Cancer. Teal is a color that is soothing and promotes a peaceful stress-free environment, similarly as pink can symbolize inner peace. Green symbolizes rebirth, renewal and immortality. Join us in supporting women who are diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer by wearing these colors!

Oct. 14th-21st: Hot Pink for Breast Cancer

Oct. 22nd-31st: Emerald Green for Liver Cancer. Emerald Green: A Symbol of renewal, loyalty, and love in the Battle Against Liver Cancer. We wear emerald to support the 41,630 people that will be diagnosed.

Nov. 1st-8th: Dark Purple for Pancreatic cancer. Dark purple represents a sense of peacefulness and tranquility. 1.7 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at some point during their life. Wearing dark purple to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer as a gesture of support for those affected by the disease and highlight the importance of early detection and support.

Nov. 9th-16th: Zebra White & Black Stripes for Neuroendocrine Cancer. The Zebra White & Black Stripes represent balance, harmony, and unity. We wear these stripes to raise awareness for the 4 in 100,000 adults affected by Neuroendocrine Cancer. It’s a symbol of solidarity, reminding us to stand together in support of those facing this diagnosis.

Nov. 17th-23rd: Soft Lavender for Stomach Cancer.Soft lavender symbolizes healing, enlightenment, and inner peace. In the US, stomach cancer accounts for about 1.5% of all new cancer diagnoses annually. Wearing soft lavender shows support for all those facing this challenging diagnosis, offering a gesture of solidarity and hope for healing and inner peace.

Nov. 24th-30th: White for Lung Cancer. White carries powerful symbolism, often associated with purity, perfection, honesty, cleanliness, and new beginnings. We wear white for the 6.1 percent of men and women that will be diagnosed with lung cancer at some point in their life.

Dec. 1st-4th: Red/Green for Christmas

Dec. 5th-6th: Green for Arbor Day

Dec. 7th-31st: Red/Green for Christmas