Join 94.9 The Bull for the 77th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival presented by PNC Bank at Piedmont Park April 19 through April 21.
The festival features a 7 p.m. Saturday concert in the Meadow presented by PNC Bank featuring award-winning Sony Music Nashville recording artist Sara Evans and opening act Kurt Thomas Band.
Concert General Admission is free. Supporter donations of $12-18 receive reserved seating and cash bar access. VIP Supporter donations of $55 gain access to tented seating, private bathrooms, catered hors d’oeuvres and complimentary beer and wine.
The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is a fine arts festival that is the longest-running outdoor event in the city and serves as Atlanta’s annual inauguration of spring.
Entrance to the festival is free!
The juried Artist Market presents the best of over 250 in a variety of media, from oil painting to jewelry to sculpture and fiber.
The festival sponsors the award-winning High School Art Exhibition, an annual competition of young artists whose winning works are displayed at a show in the Community Center during festival weekend.
The award-winning International Stage offers entertainment from more than 500 performers representing over 20 countries as well as local community organizations, and the International Village is filled with edutainment booths from around the world.
All weekend, live music of various genres can be found at the Coca-Cola Main Stage.
Everybody loves the disc dog competition presented by Atlanta Journal Constitution that takes place at the festival each year. It’s a great opportunity to cheer on a favorite canine. Pre-registration required.
Due to a city ordinance, dogs are not allowed in the park during the festival.
The festival’s award-winning Eco-Village is a partnership with Live Thrive that adds sustainable operations to the three-day event and pulls together educational elements that make the city greener even after the festival is over.
Festival visitors can kick back and relax in the Corona Light Beer Garden.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival special hotel rates are offered at nearby Midtown hotels. Visit www.dogwood.org to find out where!
Each year, the festival connects with some of the city’s most vibrant arts organizations and welcomes them as Cultural Alliance Partners. The 2013 partners include the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) as Lead Cultural Alliance Partner and Atlanta History Center and Margaret Mitchell House, Mudfire and Smart Glass Jewelry.
The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is a non-profit organization that puts on the city’s largest free festival and funds the Atlanta High School Art Exhibition. Donations are welcome and can be made online or at onsite donation boxes.