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Art in the Park – Marietta, GA

On Labor Day weekend, from September 1st to September 3rd, Art in the Park will be celebrating its 32nd Anniversary as Marietta Square’s premier event. This widely acclaimed art show in Marietta, Georgia, will feature over 175 local and national artists. Over 40,000 guests flock to Art in the Park each year, to visit the Artist Market, enjoy the Children’s Art Alley, and view the famous Painted Pots. Best of all, it’s a FREE activity for visitors of all ages.

The best of the best will showcase their work at the Artist Market. There are a range of artists new to the festival who offer a high level of fine art in media including jewelry made from fine metals and precious stones; ceramics; paintings in watercolor, acrylic, oil and, pastel; woodworking; glass; photography; textiles and much more. Favorite artists from past years will be back to share their designs as well. All original artwork is offered in a variety of price ranges and styles.

The Chalk Spot, a street chalk art display, is scheduled for Saturday, September 1st. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to create their own designs in 3-foot square spaces. Weather permitting, their artwork will remain on display throughout the weekend. Registration for this event is recommended as participants will receive a box of sidewalk chalk and other goodies. This family-friendly festival also features the Children’s Art Alley, a free interactive make-and-take area, where children can design their original works of art.

It wouldn’t be a festival without plenty of dining options. For those who want to grab a bite to eat on-the-go, Food Truck Row offers a variety of choices. Local restaurants will offer indoor and patio-style dining if you want to sit, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere. There are also unique shops, boutiques, museums, and galleries, all within walking distance to the festival.

To wrap up the end of summer, book your trip to Marietta with AAA Travel. Our expert agents can help you plan your itinerary, reserve your hotel stay, and book your transportation. Call 1-800-444-8691 to speak to one of our travel professionals today. If you prefer to book on your own, reserve at one of these AAA recommended hotels.

 

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