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Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/12/23

Celebrate the fall season with Halloween activities including trick-or-treating,

spooky zoo animals and more

The Avenue West Cobb, an outdoor lifestyle shopping center, is celebrating Halloween with their annual Fall Festival. The Fall Festival will be held on Tuesday, October 31 from 4 to 6 p.m.

“The Avenue West Cobb’s annual Fall Festival has become a Marietta community favorite over the years and we look forward to welcoming guests to the center to show off their costumes in celebration of Halloween,” said Taylor Campbell, marketing manager at The Avenue West Cobb. “This event will kick off our exciting lineup of holiday events through the rest of the year. We hope to see many community members come out to the Avenue to celebrate the holidays with us.”

The Marietta community is invited to walk around the Avenue for a family-friendly, fun and safe Halloween celebration. Fall Festival guests will have the opportunity to participate in store-to-store trick-or-treating and pick up delicious candy treats from their favorite tenants at The Avenue. 

In addition to trick-or-treating, other activities available for guests to enjoy include:

  • Pumpkin picking
  • Spooky zoo animals
  • Kids corn/hay maze
  • Caricaturists/Face painting
  • Strolling movie characters

During the event, guests will also have the opportunity to watch a Guinness World Record-breaking balloon artist build a life-size spooky cat! For more information, please visit https://www.avenuewestcobb.com


Posted by Liz and John Attaway

Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces’ Summer and Fall Art Festival Calendar:

Ninth Annual Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival – 8/17-8/18
Second Annual Buckhead Fine Arts Festival – 9/21-9/22
Seventh Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival – 9/28-9/29

Eighth Annual Fall Festival on Ponce – 10/12-10/13  
Eleventh Annual Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival – 11/2-11/3

Ninth Annual  Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Consistently recognized as one of the best outdoor festivals in Atlanta, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival will return to the picturesque park in the heart of Midtown for its ninth year on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019. A favorite for all ages, the two-day, family-friendly event will feature approximately 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters. Festival goers are also invited to enjoy artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, an expansive artist market, children’s play area, festival foods and beverages, games and much more. The event is free to attend and dogs are welcome. For more information, visit www.piedmontparkartsfestival.com.

Second Annual Buckhead Fine Arts Festival 
Taking place in the heart of Buckhead, home to one of the city’s most enthusiastic art buying communities, the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces presents the second annual Buckhead Fine Arts Festival  on Saturday, September 21 and 22, 2019. Offering extend hours until 8 p.m. on Saturday, the two-day fine arts festival will feature approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworkers, glass artists, jewelers and more. Festival goers can also soak up the sun and cityscape, while enjoying artist demonstrations and live acoustic music. The dynamic merchants in and surrounding the festival in the Buckhead Village will provide an array of beverage and food offerings. Free to attend, the festival is rain or shine,  open to all ages, and four-legged friends are  welcome. For  more information, visit  http://buckheadartsfestival.com/ or www.affps.com.

Seventh Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival
Celebrate the seventh annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019. Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, the two-day festival will once again be held in 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  www.oldfourthwardparkartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.

Eighth Annual Fall Festival on Ponce
The eighth annual Fall Festival on Ponce presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will be held on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, 2019 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 picturesque park, festival goers can also enjoy local food trucks, beverages, a children’s area, live, acoustic music and 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.

Eleventh Annual Chastain Park Fall Arts and Crafts Festival   
The eleventh annual Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival presented by The Atlanta Foundation For Public Spaces returns to  Chastain Park in Buckhead on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday,  November 3, 2019. Featuring more than 185 talented painters, photographers, sculptors,  leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers and  more, the  festival will transform Chastain Park into an expansive outdoor art gallery. Festival goers are invited to view artist  demonstrations, participate  in hands-on art  activities and enjoy live acoustic performances while taking in breathtaking fall scenery.  The  award-winning, two-day festival will also have a children’s area in the  adjacent green space, gourmet food trucks with healthy alternative,  beverages and more. 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.