Festival on Ponce Fall 2016

Filed in Events by on October 12, 2016

The Festival on Ponce Fall 2016 is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park in Druid Hills. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr., along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art”. In addition to the fine arts, there will be a children’s area and local food and beverage. Attendance is Free.

The Olmsted Linear Park Alliance has a $10 million capital improvement plan to protect these historic parks. These beautiful parks have lovely trees and paths and great visibility from one of Atlanta’s main traffic arteries between Atlanta and Decatur. This is a unique and wonderful opportunity for locals and visitors to appreciate the vision and legacy of Fredrick Olmsted, Sr. Learn more about this location by visiting The Olmsted Linear Park Alliance website.

The Festival on Ponce Fall 2016 will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 15-16, 2016.

Festival Hours

  • Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday : 11 am – 5 pm

Per City code ordinance, no alcohol may be brought into the Festival area. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at several locations throughout the Festival. Revenue from on-site beverage sales will be benefit the Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces scholarship program. As always alcoholic beverage purchased at the Festival must remain on-site. The Atlanta Police Department and volunteers of the Festival will ask you to dispose of any alcoholic beverage before you exit or enter.

The Festival on Ponce Fall 2016 will have fine local entertainment throughout the weekend! We know you don’t want loud music, so all music will be acoustic, set up on the greenspace area. During the festival we will have acoustic music provided by local musicians.

A maximum of 150 of the finest local, regional and national artists, with an emphasis on metro Atlanta and Georgian artists. All artist applicants will be selected by a jury of their peers based on the merit of their work as well as booth presentation.

Click here for more information on the Festival on Ponce Fall 2016.

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