September 3-5, 2016, 10am-5pm
Art in the Park will be celebrating its 30th year Anniversary as Marietta Square’s premier event celebrating the arts by featuring both local and national artist displaying their fine arts on Labor Day weekend. Widely acclaimed as one of the best fine art shows in Atlanta, and the only in Cobb County, this FREE Labor Day tradition in and around Glover Park appeals to patrons and budgets of all ages.
Marietta Art in the Park also features:
In addition to the incredible 175 Fine Artists, the festival also features: Chalk Spot – a street chalk art display for aspiring artists from grades K-12. Children’s Art Alley- a free interactive ‘make and take’ area. Tiny Tot Town – an area specifically designed for toddlers with small toys, bounce house and crawling tube. Atlanta Street Music Café- take a break, enjoy lunch from local restaurants, food trucks or enjoy a beverage listening to local musicians. The award winning ‘Painted Pots’ & Historic Marietta Square- unique shops, boutiques, museums, galleries and more!
What is Marietta Art in the Park?
The Art in the Park Festival is a fine art show featuring artists from around the country. Art includes jewelry, pottery, painting, woodworking, metal, textile, sculpture, glass and photography. The festival is the best fine art festival in Cobb County and draws an estimated 40,000 people to the square each year.
Is there a fee for the festival?
No. Admission is free.
Where does Art in the Park take place?
In Glover Park on the historic Marietta Square. The GPS address is 50 N. Park Square, Marietta, GA 30060.
Where should I park?
Free parking includes the two Cobb County Parking Decks (corner of Hansel St & Waddell St). Private lots around the square may charge a fee. View parking map.
Will any streets be closed?
Yes, North, South, East Park Square, Roswell and Atlanta St. Closure will be in effect from Friday afternoon until Monday night.
How many artists will be there?
There are 175 artists from Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia.
Are there activities for the kids?
Yes, there are many free make and take art stations. The Interactive Art Area is located next to the Strand Theatre on Cherokee Street. There will also be a number of activities such as face painting, sand art and inflatable’s that will require a small fee. Hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.