About the Festival

1. What are the hours of the Decatur Arts Festival?

The ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening at 5 pm. The festival hours are Saturday, 10 am-6 pm, and Sunday, 11 am-5 pm.

2. Where can I park?

We encourage you to take MARTA to the Decatur Station, or bike to Downtown Decatur and use the Bike Valet Service, returning to this year’s festival. This year’s festival map with parking details is available here. Metered spaces, and pay parking in private decks and lots is available. Click here for more information about parking in Decatur.

3. What if it rains?

The festival will be held rain or shine.

4. Is it free?

Yes, all events are free.

5. Where is the kids area of the festival?

The Kids Arts Festival is on Saturday, 9:30 am-2 pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. (map)

6. Where do I get food and beverages?

Food trucks and beverage vendors are located on East Court Square, or take your pick from Decatur’s many award-winning restaurants, pubs, cafés and fast food restaurants. This year we have a special festival beer on tap brewed by Three Taverns – 3 Day IPA. See a full list of food options here.

7. What is the musical lineup?

Information will be posted closer to the event date. See the 2016 performance details here.

8. How do I find a specific artist?

Look for an artist list and festival map available online in early May.

9. Where can I buy a poster and festival T-shirt?

Festival merchandise can be purchased at the information tents.

10. How can I be a volunteer?

Check our Volunteer page for more information on how to get involved.