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CELEBRATE FALL AT THE BUCKHEAD FINE ARTS FESTIVAL 

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/5/22

Free Two-Day Arts Festival Featuring More Than 100 Artists, Live Acoustic Music, Food Trucks and More  

Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2022 

 It’s official, fall festival season has arrived, which means the return of the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival. The two-day fine arts festival will feature approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. Festival goers are invited to shop, sip and stroll, while enjoying artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, beverages and food trucks and more. Free to the public, the festival is rain or shine, open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. For more information, please visit www.buckheadartsfestival.com or www.affps.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.

17TH ANNUAL GRANT PARK SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 7/7/19

Free, Family-Friendly Festival Featuring Live Music, an Expansive Artist Market,
Food Trucks, Craft Beer, a 5K Run, and Much More
 
Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019

An annual tradition, the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for its 17th year on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019. Produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the two-day, fun-filled festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend in addition to an expansive artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, and much more. Open to all ages and free to attend, the 17th annual festival will also have a diverse selection of local food trucks and vendors with offerings for all tastes, cocktails, a beer garden featuring acoustic music and family-friendly games and more.

On Saturday morning 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. Raising funds to support the Grant Park Conservancy, the course map start and finish will be at the main entrance to Zoo Atlanta. Pre-registration is available at www.summershadefestival.org or active.com or onsite at 7 a.m.

Additional details about the 2019 festival including the full performer lineup will be announced in the coming months.  For the most up to date information, visit www.summershadefestival.org.