Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/15/18

Eighth Annual Spring Festival on Ponce: 4/7 – 4/8

Seventh Annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza: 4/21 – 4/22 

Second Annual Duluth Spring Arts Festival: 4/28 – 4/29

Inaugural Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival: 5/5 – 5/6

10th Annual Chastain Park Spring Arts & Crafts Festival: 5/12 – 5/13

Sixth Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival: 5/26 – 5/27

2018 AFFPS Festival Lineup: 

The Eighth Annual Spring Festival on Ponce

The eighth annual  Spring Festival on Ponce will be held Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Atlanta’s historic Olmsted  Linear Park. The sister  festival to the Fall Festival on Ponce (October 20 and 21, 2018), 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 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 stage for acoustic musical performances. The event is free, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.  For more information, please visit


The Seventh Annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

The seventh annual Sandy Springs Artsapalooza presented by The Atlanta Foundation For Public Spaces returns on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2018. Featuring more than 150 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers and more, the festival will transform the beautiful tree-lined streets of Sandy Springs into an expansive outdoor art gallery. Festival goers have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, participate in hands-on art activities and enjoy live acoustic performances. The award-winning, two-day festival will also have a children’s area, gourmet food trucks with healthy alternatives and beverages. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.  For more information about the festival, please visit

Second Annual Duluth Spring Arts Festival

The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is thrilled to present the second annual Duluth Spring Arts Festival on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The new, two-day  festival will be held in the fun, vibrant and culturally diverse City of Duluth; recognized as one of the fastest growing communities in the North Atlanta region and home to the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities.  Created for artists by artists, the festival will feature approximately 86 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more.  Festival goers will also have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations and enjoy gourmet food trucks with  healthy alternatives, live acoustic music, dance performances and much more. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages and dogs are welcome.  For more information about the festival, visit

Inaugural Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

The Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018 in the historic Roswell Town Square. Known for its preservation of history, celebration of the arts and cultivation of the entrepreneurial spirit, Roswell is recognized as a family-friendly and enthusiastic art buying community. An art festival created for artists by artists, the two-day outdoor festival will feature approximately 86 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. Festival goers will also have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, dance performances, gourmet food trucks with healthy alternatives and more. For more information about the festival, visit

10th Annual Chastain Park Spring Arts & Crafts Festival 

The Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival will return to beautiful Chastain  Park along Park Drive in Buckhead for its 10th rendition on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday May 13, 2018.  Produced by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, the award-winning, two-day festival features more than 185 painters, photographers,  sculptors, leather and metal craft artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and  more.  Event goers are also invited to view artist demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment, and participate in hands-on activities.  The festival will also have a children’s area, food trucks, beverages  and a small stage for live acoustic music performances. The festival is  free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. For more information, please visit

The Sixth Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

Join the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces as they celebrate the sixth  annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 2018. The two-day festival will once again be held  in Atlanta’s picturesque Historic Fourth Ward Park that is  conveniently located along the bustling Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. Festival goers are invited to explore painting, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry,  woodwork and  handcrafted items. The festival also features live music in the amphitheater, local food vendors, drinks, a children’s area, art demonstrations, games, and much more. The event is free to  attend, open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more information, visit