Fall is slowly starting to reveal itself as the leaves change and temperatures begin to drop, and what better way to celebrate the changing of seasons than with a little festival fun? The Atlanta Foundation For Public Spaces is excited to jump right into fall festivals with their Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival, Fall Festival on Ponce and the Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival – all of which are free to attend and welcome dogs. All season long, festival goers are invited to embrace the beautiful fall aesthetic while enjoying expansive artist markets, live music performances, artist demonstrations, gourmet food trucks and so much more.
Seventh Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival
Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019
Celebrate the seventh annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019. 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.
Eighth Annual Fall Festival on Ponce
Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, 2019
The eighth annual Fall Festival on Ponce 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
Eleventh Annual Chastain Park Fall Arts and Crafts Festival
November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2019
The eleventh annual Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival returns to Chastain Park in 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.