Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring my own food and beverages into the park during the festival?
Sorry, but NO outside food or beverages may be brought into Piedmont Park during the festival. Small chairs are allowed. No tents or coolers are allowed. Thanks for your cooperation.
Where do I park?
Please visit or directions and parking page for information on parking.
Can I take MARTA to the festival?
Yes! MARTA is our preferred way to get to the Atlanta Dogwood Festival.
Please visit or directions and parking page for information on taking MARTA.
Is the festival handicap accessible?
There is limited handicap parking on 10th Street and in the Sage Parking Garage. Piedmont Park has paved walking paths throughout.
Are dogs allowed?
Sorry, but your pets will have to stay home. Per City of Atlanta Ordinance [Section 110-70(d)], dogs / pets WILL NOT BE PERMITTED inside Piedmont Park during the event. The Off Leash Dog Park will be open during the event. Users of this area will be allowed access to the Park Drive Entrance only. We're sorry for any inconvenience; it's the law. Thank you for your cooperation.
Is smoking allowed in the park during the festival?
The City of Atlanta has passed a ban on smoking in outdoor parks and recreational facilities, including Piedmont Park. This means no tobacco products will be permitted anywhere in the park during the festival.
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What are the hours of the festival?
Friday, April 8: NOON - 11pm
Saturday, April 9: 10am - 11pm
Sunday, April 10: 10am - 6pm
Artist market closes at 7pm on Friday & Saturday.
Are there ATMs at the festival?
Yes, there are ATMs located in several locations for your convenience. Please visit our map page for more details.
I am a member of the media interested in covering the event. Whom do I contact?
For public relations and media related interests, please contact:
Phone: 678.560.2466 ext. 5
I am interested in volunteering, whom do I contact?
Please visit our volunteer page for more information.
How can I support the festival?