Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/29/17


Two-Day Fine Arts Festival Featuring 125 Displays of Local and Regional Fine Art and Crafts, Children’s Area, Gourmet Food Trucks, Live Music and More! 

Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through Sunday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Atlanta, GA (March 27, 2017) —The seventh annual Spring Festival on Ponce will be held Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Atlanta’s historic Olmsted Linear Park. The sister festival to the Fall Festival on Ponce (October 14 and 15, 2017), the Spring Festival on Ponce will transform the park, which was carefully restored by the Olmsted Linear Park Alliance, into an outdoor art gallery to the backdrop of budding spring foliage.  The two-day fine arts event will feature over 125 displays of local and regional fine art and crafts, utilizing the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted, Sr. In addition to the abundance of unique art, there will be a children’s area, local gourmet food trucks, beverages and a small stage for acoustic musical performances.  The event is free, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.  For more information about the festival, please visit or


Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Olmsted Linear Park
1451 Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307




About The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces:
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, LLC was established in 2005 to support the arts community by operating arts and craft events and festivals in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. AFFPS was formed to create a way of integrating and encouraging both social interactions and the opportunity for individuals and businesses to obtain cross exposures in marketplaces that they may normally not have. Our festivals, events, and markets enjoy diverse social and economic participants. All events are professionally managed and maintained to create a “destination” in which both public and private opportunities for economic growth can be explored. AFFPS works in partnership with the communities and cities in the metro Atlanta area to expand public access to art.  For more information visit,

Featured Image Photo by Bob Toomy

Skyline Park Atlanta Spring Fling 2017

Date:  Saturday, April 1st
Time: 11 am

About: Springtime is in the air and the roof at Ponce City Market invites you to celebrate its first official spring season at Skyline Park’s inaugural Spring Fling event on Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Shake off the winter blues with a festive afternoon and evening of 360-degree skyline views, outdoor entertainment and games, seasonal festivities and carnival-themed fare. The event will kick off with family-friendly fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. During this time, the rooftop amusement park will come alive with activities such as face painting, balloon artists, bubble machines and photo opportunities with life-size garden fairies. Children and adults will also enjoy unlimited access to Skyline Park’s acclaimed Heege Tower and three-story slide, in addition to Midway games that range from $1 to $3. Beyond seasonal entertainment and games, Skyline Park will offer specialty snow cones, as well as its prized selection of imaginative carnival fare, including short rib sandwiches, gourmet popcorn, salted soft pretzels, and famous “walking taco,” a snack-size bag of Fritos, opened up and filled with braised beef, pico de gallo, and avocado. Daytime admission will be $10 for adults and children. Children under three are free. From 4 to 11 p.m., Skyline Park will transform into an adults-only fun zone. Catch spring fever with live performers, spring-themed decor, while enjoying live music and photo booth opportunities. Throughout the evening, Skyline Park’s Sideshow bar will serve up spiked snow cones, a selection of local beers on tap and signature cocktails, such as the park’s infamous Bourbon slushie, “Pemberton’s Frozen Julep,and “Ponce Park Cup” made with Tito’s vodka, Lillet Blanc, Amaro Cia Cara, honey, and lemon. DJ Grace will spin tunes live from 7 to 11 p.m. Evening admission will be $20 and open to guests 21 years old and up.


Grant Park Food-O-Rama Food Truck Extravaganza 2017

Date:  Saturday, April 1st
Time: 11 am

About: Make your own history at one of the most historical locations in Atlanta! Grant Park will be hosting its second Food-o-Rama on April 1, 2017. We are delighted to announce this year that the event has NO admission fee. The event will be one of high spirits, community bonding, and great food! Grant Park is ecstatic to welcome people of all ages for an event that will bring together the past and present by playing on the park’s historical value and the new innovations in the food truck industry. The Food-o-Rama will gather 35 outstanding food trucks from around the southeast. Gates open at 11 am and the fun continues until 7:00 pm. Attendees can mingle with their peers whilst enjoying spectacular food, captivating scenery and listening to live music. A $2.00 alcohol wristband will allow you to purchase beer from 6 local craft breweries or hand crafted cocktails from top food purveyors. Without the past, the future would hold no excitement. Grant Park’s Food-o-Rama is bringing together the community in a location that holds powerful historical significance to the city of Atlanta. We hope you join us for this day of celebration of Atlanta’s past, present, and future!