Arts & Crafts Opportunities
Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival
April 22 & 23, 2023
The festival features over 200 arts and crafts booths, 20 food booths, 20 general booth spaces and admission is FREE. The festival attracts over 60,000 people from all around North Georgia. There are two entertainment stages, all types of children’s activities, and plenty of food. The Big Shanty Festival will begin with a parade through downtown Kennesaw at 9:30am Saturday morning, April 22nd, featuring North Cobb, Kennesaw Mountain, Allatoona, and Kell High School marching bands.
Spring Jonquil Festival
April 29 & 30, 2023
The Spring Jonquil Festival is located on the beautiful Village Green in downtown Smyrna, Georgia. There will be 150 arts & crafts booths, 12 food booths, and plenty of children’s activities. The show will also feature a local entertainment stage. The show will draw crowds of around 25,000 people. Show hours are 10 AM -6 PM on Saturday and 12 Noon – 5 PM on Sunday. Admission is FREE.
May 6 & 7, 2023
MAY-RETTA DAZE is an annual arts crafts and music festival that takes place the first weekend in May at Glover Park in historic Marietta Square. All work is made and displayed by the artist, and the event draws over 15,000 people annually. There is something for everyone with great shopping, delicious festival food, kid’s zone and live music.
Marietta Fourth of July Celebration
Tuesday July 4, 2023
The Marietta Fourth of July Celebration is set on the beautiful Marietta Square. The celebration consists of 80 arts and crafts booths, children’s activities, all types of food, and entertainment throughout the day. The day concludes with an evening concert, followed by one of Metro Atlanta’s largest fireworks show.
City of Cartersville 4th of July Celebration
Tuesday - July 4, 2023
City of Cartersville 4th of July Celebration at Dellinger Park is more than an Arts & Crafts Show. It is a community-wide event that includes Arts & Crafts, Children’s activities, Entertainment and Fireworks. All activities, other than the downtown parade, are at Dellinger Park on Pine Grove road. Park activities start at 4:00 p.m. and continue until 10:00 p.m. This show will draw crowds around 15,000 people. Admission is FREE and parking is $10.00 per vehicle.
Crafts & Drafts (replacing Smyrna Fall Jonquil Festival)
October 28 & 29, 2023
Cold beer, football on the big screens, and more! There will be 150 arts & crafts booths, 12 food booths, and plenty of children’s activities. The show will draw crowds of more than 20,000 people. Show hours are 10 AM -6 PM on Saturday and 12 Noon – 5 PM on Sunday. Admission is FREE.
Christmas at Piedmont Church
December 8 & 9, 2023
Christmas at Piedmont Church Arts & Crafts Show will take place Friday December 8th, 5 – 9pm, and Saturday December 9th 10am – 5pm. The show will feature over 40 unique handmade arts & crafts booths. There will be a huge children’s play area and interactive crafts for the kids, all types of food, entertainment provided by local school choruses and dance groups, and FREE photos with Santa. Admission is FREE. We expect over 10,0000 people to attend