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ATLANTA FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC SPACES FALL FESTIVALS 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/12/22

Fall Into Fall Festivals With The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces

Sandy Springs Fall Arts Festival (September 24-25)

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival (October 1-2)

Fall Festival on Ponce (October 8-9)

Chastain Park Arts Festival (November 5-6)

Shop, Sip and Stroll at The Sandy Springs Fall Arts Festival

Celebratethe official start to the fall season during the Sandy Springs Fall Arts Festival on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 will have the opportunity to shop, view artist demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities and enjoy live acoustic performances. The award-winning, two-day festival will also have a children’s area, food trucks with healthy alternatives and beverages for all tastes. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.  For more information about the festival, please visit http://sandyspringsartsapalooza.com or  www.affps.com.  

Free Fall Fun at The Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

Join the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces as they celebrate the return of the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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. With an expansive artist market winding throughout the park, festival goers are invited to explore painting, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, woodwork and handcrafted items that are all available for purchase. The festival also features live music in the amphitheater, local food vendors, drinks, a children’s area, art demonstrations, and much more. The Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. For more information, visit  www.oldfourthwardparkartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.

Enjoy the Season at Fall Festival on Ponce 
Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, the Fall Festival on Ponce will be held on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in historic Olmsted Linear Park.  The two-day festival will feature 125 displays of local and regional fine art and crafts along with folk and outsider art.  While taking in the  beautiful fall foliage and charming park, festival goers are invited to enjoy local food trucks, beverages, a children’s play area, live, acoustic music and much more.  The event is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.  For more information about the festival, please visit www.festivalonponce.com or www.affps.com

Chastain Park Arts Festival Returns This November

Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival will return to beautiful Chastain  Park in Buckhead on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 6, 2022 rom 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Produced by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, the award-winning, two-day festival will feature more than 185 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and more. Event goers are also invited to enjoy a children’s area, view artist demonstrations, listen to live acoustic music, participate in hands-on activities, and explore a variety of offerings from food trucks and vendors. Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. For more information, please visit  www.chastainparkartsfestival.com and www.affps.com

20TH ANNUAL SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 8/23/22

Free, Family-Friendly Festival  With  Live Music, an Artist Market, Kids Zone, 5K Run, Food Trucks, Craft Beer and Much More. Presented by Southern Feedstoreon Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th 

A favorite tradition, the Grant Park Conservancy Summer Shade Festival will once again welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park as the summer comes to a close. Presented by Southern Feedstore, the annual event will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend, Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, August 28, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The family-friendly festival will feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend, an artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, local food trucks and vendors, cocktails, beer and more. The festival, produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, welcomes all ages and is free to attend.  


On Saturday at 8 a.m., runners, walkers and strollers are invited to take part in the annual Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K, which includes a free kid’s tot trot for ages 5 and under and a stroller stroll along the race course. Registration for the 5K and Stroller Stroll is $40. The 5K raises funds for the Grant Park Conservancy and the course’s start and finish will be at the main entrance to Zoo Atlanta. To pre-register or for more information, visit www.summershadefestival.com or https://runsignup.com/runforthepark5k.


After participating in the 5K or working up an appetite cheering on friends, festival goers can explore mouthwatering options from 19 different food trucks and vendors. Offering something delicious for all tastes, this year’s participants include Big Pat’s Bar-Bee-Que, Coffyn Pyes, Devon’s Popcorn, Dunwoody Café, Figment KombuchaGyro Chef Mediterranean Food TruckIsland NoodlesKing of PopsLisa’s CreperieMix’D UP BurgersNine RabbitsPeoples Town CoffeeRepicci’s Italian Ice & GelatoSno-Angel DelitesSweet Chimney BakerySweetacular TreatsThe PickleTower TreatsYom Ice Cream and more. A variety of Monday Night Brewing craft beers, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.     

Always a favorite, attendees are invited to peruse the festival’s expansive Artist Market that showcases an impressive array of talented local and regional artists working in a wide variety of mediums. From handmade bath and body products to original oil paintings, leather goods and statement jewelry, the Artist Market has something for everyone at all price ranges. The full list of vendors and booth locations are available at www.summershadefestival.com

This year’s live music lineup will not disappoint. Starting at 12 p.m. on both days, each artist brings their own unique sound and style to the stage that will keep festival goers entertained and moving. Saturday’s lineup includes PortmanteauYes Ma’amFalse Hearted LoversLynx DeluxMermaid Motor LoungeGhost Riders Car ClubSolid State Radio, and Khaliko. On Sunday, attendees can enjoy Neighborhood BalletC NoteDas KaiserThe BrooksesGamma StarThe Wheeler Boys, and James Hall and the Steady Wicked.  


Grant Park Conservancy Summer Shade Festival is proud to be presented by Southern Feedstore. 2022 sponsors include Adams Realtors, Grant Park Market, Husqvarna, Monday Night Brewing, Post Meridiem Spirits, Tanqueray, Wildgood, All American Gutter, Agave Restaurant, Atlanta United FC, The Atlanta Falcons, Coke Zero Sugar, Dakota Blue, Greystar for the Penman Apts., Gutter Guards America, Jacuzzi Bath Remodel, Kyle Embler – Ansley Real Estate, Matt Westmoreland, Jason Winston, My Friend’s Bottle Shop, Outdoor Makeover & Living Spaces, Partake, Positivity Alkaline Water, Rugby ATL, State Farm, The Rounds, Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham, and Wyndham Vacation Destinations.  

Paid parking is available in the Grant Park Gateway parking facility (759 Boulevard, 30312), and the parking lot off of Cherokee Avenue in the Zoo Atlanta lot (800 Cherokee Avenue, 30315). Street parking is limited so rideshare and other forms of transpiration are highly encouraged. There will be a bike valet available for cyclists attending the event. 

For the most up to date information, visit www.summershadefestival.org

PIEDMONT PARK ARTS FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS AUGUST 

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 7/6/22

 
Featuring an Expansive Artist Market, Live Music, Children’s Area, Food Trucks and More 
 
Free to Attend on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, 2022
Recognized as one of the best outdoor festivals in Atlanta, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns to the heart of Midtown on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 21, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces and held in picturesque Piedmont Park, the festival will feature approximately 250 artists including painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalworkers, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters. Festival enthusiasts are also invited to enjoy live acoustic music, a children’s play area, and a variety of festival food and drinks for all tastes. Free to attend, the event is open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more information, visit piedmontparkartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.

SPRING IN AUSTELL: FOOD AND ART FESTIVAL 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/18/22

Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Louise Suggs Memorial Park

FREE!

The first ever Spring in Austell: Austell Food and Arts Festival will be held in Louise Suggs Memorial Park at 6145 Spring Street Austell, GA 30106. The event begins at 11am and concludes at 6pm. This festival will have food trucks, bouncy houses, giant board games, corn hole tournaments, sack races, arts & crafts, face painting and Axe throwing just to name a few.

This event was introduced to the City of Austell to emphasize community development, honor local artists, promote undiscovered artists, and stimulate small businesses. Admission and parking are free! The main purpose of this coverage is to get the word out to the community so they can join us in celebrating. You can learn more about this event by visiting www.springinaustell.com

MAY FESTIVALS WITH ATLANTA FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC SPACES

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/29/22

May AFFPS Festivals!

Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival 
The Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, 2022 on the grounds of Roswell City Hall. 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 100 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, food trucks with healthy alternatives and more. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more  information about the festival,  visit www.roswellartfestival.com   or    www.affps.com.
Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival
Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival will return to beautiful Chastain  Park on Park Drive in Buckhead on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday May 15, 2022. An ideal destination to bring the family and pups to the award-winning, two-day festival that features more than 185 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and more. Produced by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, 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 acoustic music performances. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. For more information, please visit  www.chastainparkartsfestival.com and www.affps.com.

SPRING INTO FESTIVAL SEASON WITH FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC SPACES

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/27/22

Spring Into Festival Season With Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces
Spring Festival on Ponce (April 2-3)
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza (April 16-17)
Duluth Spring Arts Festival (April 30 – May 1)
 
Spring is in the Air at the Spring Festival on Ponce
Returning for springtime fun in historic Olmsted linear Park, the Spring Festival on Ponce will be held on April 2 and April 3, 2022. Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, festival goers are invited explore 125 displays of local and regional fine art and crafts along with folk and “ outsider” art during the acclaimed two-day event.  While taking in the beautiful landscape and charming park, attendees can enjoy an array of local food trucks, beverages, a children’s play area, live, acoustic music and much more.  The event is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome.  For more information about the festival, please visit  www.festivalonponce.com  or  www.affps.com.
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza  returns on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, 2022. 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 will 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. On Easter Sunday, the Atlanta Foundation For Public Spaces is joining forces with Heritage Sandy Springs to host the largest Easter Egg Hunt in Sandy Springs with over 5,000 hidden Easter eggs kicking off at 2 p.m. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs  are welcome.  For more information about Sandy Springs Artsapalooza, please  visit  http://sandyspringsartsapalooza.com  or  www.affps.com.
Duluth Spring Arts Festival
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is thrilled to once again present the Duluth Springs Arts Festival on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The two-day, outdoor festival will be held in the fun, vibrant, and culturally diverse City of Duluth that is home to one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities. Created for artists by artists, the festival will feature more than 85 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworkers, glass artists, jewelers, and more. Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations and enjoy local food trucks, 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 Duluth Springs Arts Festivall, visit http://www.duluthartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.

2021 AFFPS ANNOUNCES SPRING AND SUMMER FESTIVAL LINE-UP

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/2/21

2021 AFFPS Festival Lineup

Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival — May 15-16, 2021

Duluth Spring Arts Festival — May 22-23. 2021

Spring Festival on Ponce — June 5-6. 2021

Roswell Spring Arts Festival — June 12-13. 2021

Piedmont Park Arts Festival — August 21-22, 2021

Chastain Spring Arts and Crafts Festival
To kick off the spring festival season, on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16, 2021, the annual Chastain Spring Arts & Crafts Festival presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces returns to Chastain Park. Celebrating its 12th year, the award-winning event will feature 175 artists and artisans painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft artisans, glass blowers, jewelers, and more. Festival-goers are also invited to enjoy live acoustic music, an array of bites and beverages including fare from local food trucks, and take advantage of a fun-filled children’s area. The festival is free to attend, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. For more information, visit http://chastainparkartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.
Duluth Spring Arts Festival
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is thrilled to present the fourth annual Duluth Arts Festival on Saturday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 23, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 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 one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities. Created for artists by artists, the festival will feature more than 85 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, 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 http://www.duluthartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.
Spring Festival on Ponce
The ninth annual Spring Festival on Ponce will be held on Saturday, June 5, and Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Atlanta’s historic Olmsted Linear Park. The sister festival to the Fall Festival on Ponce (October 9 and 10, 2021), 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, 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 http://festivalonponce.com/ or www.affps.com.
Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is delighted to announce the return of the Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13, 2021. Located in Historic Roswell, the two-day outdoor event celebrates the city’s rich history and features approximately 100 artists including painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers, and more. Event-goers are also invited to dive into bites from gourmet food trucks, enjoy live acoustic music and artist demonstrations along with entertaining music and dance performances. Free to the public, the event is open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more information, please visit www.roswellartfestival.com or www.affps.com.
Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Recognized as one of the best outdoor festivals in Atlanta, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns to the heart of Midtown Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22, 2021. Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces in picturesque Piedmont Park, the 10th annual festival will feature approximately 250 artists including painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters. Festival enthusiasts are also invited to enjoy live acoustic music, a children’s play area, and a variety of festival food and drink. Free to the public, the event is open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more information, visit piedmontparkartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival 2019

Date: Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th

Time: Noon

About: The Grant Park Conservancy has revealed the live music lineup and schedule for the 17th annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019. Earning a reputation as a must-attend event to see some of the hottest up-and-coming bands, local talent and notable favorites, festival goers are invited to watch two days of nonstop high-energy performances. Featuring a diverse lineup for all tastes, 2019 artists include Blair Crimmins, Stripped, Cicada Rhythm, Common Ground, Old Ceremony, Mafia do Samba, ASH, R.A.H and many more. Produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the 2019 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is open to all ages and free to attend. In addition to the impressive music lineup, this year’s festival will also have an expansive artist market, a Kids Zone presented by Grant Park Parents Network, the annual Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K, a diverse selection of local food trucks, wine, frosty beers, craft cocktails and more. Additionally, tickets are now available for the exclusive VIP Lounge. Attendees are invited to relax in a private tent and enjoy complimentary food from a local caterer, premium wines, Monday Night Brewing craft beer, and the Signature Summer Shade Cocktail served in a souvenir cup. Guests are also invited to enjoy private, air-conditioned restrooms, misting stations, lounge seating.  Both single day and weekend VIP tickets are available for purchase at www.summershadefestival.org/vip.

More Information:

http://www.summershadefestival.org/