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Festival Info


The 32nd Annual Sandy Springs Festival offers two exciting days of art, live music, cultural performances, a pet parade, Chalk Walk Art Competition, 10K and 5K race, children’s programming, classic rides, gourmet and festival food options, and much more. The Sandy Springs Festival has grown from a small picnic to a major event drawing over 20,000 attendees. As the primary fundraiser for Heritage Sandy Springs – the nonprofit organization that saved the original “sandy springs” and is dedicated to a vibrant community engaged in history, culture, and stewardship – this celebrated community tradition has something for everyone. And, for the first time ever, the festival is being offered FREE OF CHARGE! Click the tabs below for more details.

Saturday, September 23, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 24, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Details coming soon!

Heritage Sandy Springs is thrilled to announce that, for the first time in our 32-year history, the Sandy Springs Festival will be presented free of charge to our community!

The Sandy Springs Festival takes place in the heart of the city at Heritage Green, 6075 Sandy Springs Circle.

From I-285, take the Roswell Road exit and head north. From GA 400, take the Abernathy Road exit and head west towards Sandy Springs. 

Please visit the PARKING and ROAD CLOSURE tabs for more info.


Details coming soon!

Details coming soon!

What are the festival hours?

Saturday, September 23, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 24, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Can I bring my dog to the Sandy Springs Festival?

Yes, the Sandy Springs Festival is proud to be a pet-friendly Festival!  All pets must remain on leash at all times.  Please visit our Pet Parade page for details on how to enter your furry-friend into this fun and unique activity.

Are alcoholic beverages available at the Festival?

Yes. Those 21 years of age and older with a valid ID may purchase beer and wine. Soft drinks and bottled water are also available for purchase. No outside food or beverages may be brought into the Festival.

Is smoking allowed in the park during the Festival?

No smoking is permitted within the Festival grounds.

What happens if it rains?

This event is rain or shine, unless weather conditions present an unsafe environment for attendees and vendors. No refunds will be issued in the event of inclement weather.

Where do I park?

Details coming soon!

Can I take Marta?

Yes! The closest MARTA stop is the Dunwoody Station, 1.6 miles away. A passenger can take the #5 Sandy Springs or the #76 Roswell Road bus. Both drop passengers at Hilderbrand Drive and Roswell Road, one block east of the Festival entrance on Hilderbrand Drive and Blue Stone Road.

How do I volunteer?

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Kaitlyn Downs, via email or by calling 404-851-9111 ext. 6.

How do I become a Sponsor of the Festival or Sandy Springs Lightning 10K/5K?

Contact Sarah Poland, Festival Director, at spoland@heritagesandysprings.org