The Piedmont Park Arts Festival: Come See the Best Atlanta Has to Offer

This weekend, August 18-19, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival will be returning to Atlanta, Georgia. This 2-day event is organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, LLC and kicks off tomorrow at 10:00 AM. Named as one of the top arts festivals in the country, the 2018 Piedmont Park Arts Festival is sure to delight visitors of all ages.

The festival itself focuses on visual arts, with education and entertainment right at the center. Visitors can stop and experience the work of more than 250 sculptors, glass blowers, crafters, jewelers, photographers, painters, and more. A few of the featured regional artists include Alan Hargraves, Emily Vickers, Ed Bratton, Halley Semo, Larry Smith, Jimmy Mansell, Nancy Bruns, and Evija Fairo.

You may also enjoy the various demonstrations provided by artists, the Emerging Artists Pavilion, and a play area designated for children; all while being entertained by live, acoustic music throughout the day. You’ll hear the local flavor of area musicians, with a full line-up on both days of the festival. Music performers will include No Solution, Chip McGuire Band, Mark Miller, Norman Frank and more.

To ensure you can spend all day cruising the Piedmont Park Arts Festival, there’s plenty of festival foods and beverages to choose from. Whether your choice is a traditional fair snack, or something a bit healthier, you’ll find variety and quality at the festival’s food court.

Head to Atlanta’s largest park to find the Piedmont Park Arts Festival at 1215 Piedmont Avenue. The festival opens at 10:00 AM on Saturday and at 11:00 AM on Sunday, with concluding festivities ending at 5:00 PM each day. Come out and see the Piedmont Park Arts Festival for yourself – where people from all walks of life come together for a culturally-enlightening weekend!


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