Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Atlanta Dogwood Festival: Spring festival season icon

This event may have been changed due to COVID-19 outbreak precautions. Please check official event and venue websites to confirm the status.

When: This event has been postponed for 2020 until further notice. Please check the Dogwood Festival website for more information.
Where: Piedmont Park

The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is Atlanta’s annual celebration of the blooming of its native dogwood trees. For more than 75 years, the Dogwood arts festival has filled Midtown Atlanta’s Piedmont Park with live music, arts and crafts, food booths and family-friendly activities. In 2012, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival was ranked No. 35 in the Sunshine Artist Magazine Best 200 fine arts festivals in the United States.

A juried art competition recognizes artistic achievement in such categories as sculpture, painting, jewelry and photography. The Kid’s Village features arts and crafts, face painting, rock climbing and huge inflatables that are sure to please kids of all ages.

Another highlight of the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is the U.S. Disc Dog Southern Nationals, a world-class competition starring the top Frisbee dogs in the nation. Musical entertainment at the Dogwood arts festival ranges from bluegrass and country to rock and soul. Food options include funnel cakes, kettle corn, gyros and more.

Know before you go

How much are tickets to the Dogwood Festival?

Admission to the Dogwood Festival is free.

Where does the Dogwood Festival take place?

The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is held at Piedmont Park, located near Piedmont Avenue and 10th Street.

For event information or questions, call (404) 817-6642.

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