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The Buckhead Spring Arts & Crafts Festival Returns to Chastain Park

May 9, 2011

On May 14 & 15, 2011 the second annual Buckhead Spring Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on Park Drive in Chastain Park.  More than 175 participants will include artists, crafters, antiques and furniture makers all operating under white top tents along the winding Park Drive on the north end of Chastain Park.  Over 175 of the participants are from Georgia, making this event the largest festival for local artists in Atlanta.

The 2011 event will support the Chastain Dog Park campaign.

The festival route is between Dudley Drive (East entrance, near Chastain Playground) and Stella Drive (West entrance, near Chastain Park Amphitheater and the Blue lot).

The family friendly festival will include a children’s’ area with an inflatable play environment, regional foods, beverage stations, and an “antique alley” along with fine art and handcraft.

Festival hours are:

Sat., May 14, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sun., May 15, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The event is free to attend.  Free parking is available at the west end of the festival in the “Blue” lot and “Red” lot.

The festival is hosted by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (www.affps.com), organized by volunteer local artists and endorsed by the Buckhead Coalition.

For more information:

Festival website: www.buckheadartsfestival.com

Phone: 404-845-0793

Contact: Patti Davis/ Patrick Dennis

Here are some pictures from the 2010 Spring Festival:

 

 

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