Revelers daydreaming about summer festivals are invited to break out their favorite sun dresses, sun glasses and sandals. As for me I’ll be accessorizing with my cute tortoiseshell glasses. The Atlanta Foundation For Public Spaces is bringing the heat all summer long with their summer festival lineup including: Piedmont Park Arts Festival, the Buckhead Fine Arts Festival and the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival. Free to attend and all ages, each festival will provide laughs and memorable moments for the entire family, along with expansive artist markets, live music performances, gourmet food trucks, children’s areas and much more.
AFFPS 2019 Summer Festival Lineup:
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.