Art in the Park
Marietta Art in the Park is a Labor Day tradition, held August 31- September 2 in Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square. It is the only fine art festival in Cobb County and features 175 fine artist from around the country. It is named as one of the Nation’s Top 100 (79) Arts Festival by Sunshine Artist Magazine and is also a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. The festival features the Children’s Art Alley, the Chalk Spot and easy listening music in the gazebo. Dine in one of the many wonderful restaurants or visit food truck row, stroll the unique shops and take time to tour the Marietta Square Art Galleries; all within walking distance to the festival. Each year it is estimated that 45,000 guests visit the festival creating an economic impact of 4.8 million according to Cobb Travel & Tourism.
Festival location/hours/dates: Glover Park, 10:00 – 5:00 daily, August 31 – September 2
Free parking: Marietta City Hall parking deck, 205 Lawrence St.
Check – in: Festival Information tent is located across from the Strand Theatre on N. Park Square
Contact: Carolyn Morris, 404-966-9497, [email protected]
Street Captains 6 people 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30 AND 4 people from 6:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 31.
Volunteers would be assigned a street (North, East or South Park Square) and would welcome to artists and assist them in locating their space, provide parking information and general information and Marietta and the festival.
Parking Assistant 2 people 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30 AND 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 31.
They will be located at the corner of Waddell St & Lawrence St and direct artists to the appropriate parking location.
Festival Information Tent/Booth Sitter 1 person 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. August 31-September 2).
Answer festival questions as well as general Marietta questions. Stationed in the festival tent. They will also serve as booth sitters for the artist that wish to take a bathroom break or grab lunch.
|| Kaitlyn Morris