2018 Marietta StreetFest

Filed in Entertainment, Smyrna Vinings Events by on September 14, 2018

2018 Marietta Streetfest

The 2018 Marietta StreetFest, the 27th annual event, will be held on September 15 & 16, 2018 and focuses on the family with many free activities including arts & crafts booths, the Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show, a Kid’s Korner and Tiny Tot Town, the Toy Box Trot fun run and the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival. Founded in 1991, the festival now draws more than 25,000 each year and has been honored as a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event.

THE ARTS Within Artist Alley and Jewelry Row, Marietta StreetFest features arts and crafts from more than 75 vendors. From handcrafted items such as paintings, jewelry and pottery to market items such as jellies, jams and sauces, visitors will discover one-of-a-kind items throughout the festival from local, as well as national artists.

KIDS Since becoming a two-day event, Marietta StreetFest has expanded the offerings for younger festival attendees with kid-friendly entertainment on Saturday, including Kim Armstrong, Sweet Pea the Clown and Markey with a giant bubble show, and Jasons Music Party. Kids will also enjoy a plethora of inflatables and free interactive art stations and games. For toddlers, Tiny Tot Town features pint-size toys, a mini inflatable slide and cardboard houses. A small fee applies to some activities.

VINTAGE CARS The 14th-annual Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show, which features a wide variety of interesting and amazing classic cars, will be heldon Saturdayonly and weather permitting. Multiple awards will be given along with one award for Peoples Choice. The winners will be announced at the festivalon Saturdayat3 p.m.

MUSIC StreetFest attendees can grab their blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets and support local musicians. Organized by the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival, musical performances at Marietta StreetFest feature original music in a variety of genres by bands and singer/songwriters throughout the metro Atlanta area. www.grassrootsfest.com

Certain features have limited hours:

Arts & Crafts Vendor Market: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kids Korner: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hubcaps & History Classic Car Show: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Marietta Grassroots Music Festival: Saturday, 3 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, September 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LOCATION: Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square
50 N. Park Square
Marietta, GA 30060

PARKING: Free on-street parking is available around Marietta Square. Free parking is also available at the Marietta City Hall parking deck on Lawrence Street (next to the post office). Additional parking is available in the decks located at Waddell and Lawrence streets for a fee.

FEES: Attendance at Marietta StreetFest is free!
Free admission to Marietta Museum of History during the festival weekend!

WHO: Established in 1991, the Marietta StreetFest is an annual fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History. Located just west of the square in the historic Kennesaw House, the Marietta Museum of History houses the largest collection of artifacts relating to Marietta and Cobb County’s history.

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