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  • Special Holiday Event & Fundraiser


    The 82nd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival Invites You to a Special Holiday Event & Fundraiser for the Atlanta High School Art Exhibition Tuesday, December 12 6:30 pm - 9..

  • Extra Shuttles Added from MARTA to Festival!


    MARTA is the best way to get to the festival. This year, we've added more shuttles to take you from MARTA to Piedmont Park. For more info, click here (http://www.dogwood.org/D..

  • Register Today for the Mimosa 5K


    Atlanta runners can celebrate spring in grand style at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival Mimosa 5K, which takes place on festival Saturday morning. After completing a delightfu..

  • Happy Holidays from the Atlanta Dogwood Festival!


    As we look forward to our 81st annual festival next spring, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone who has supported us during our many decades. Each spring, we bring thr..

  • Introducing the 2017 Artist Market Judges


    Did you know the festival calls on the talent and leadership of arts industry professionals to select the participants in the Artist Market each year? Our panel of jurors composed ..

  • In Memoriam


    The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is saddened by the loss of Melissa Heeter, founder of WOOF! Sports, champion dog trainer, author and producer of the USDDN Disc Dog tournament that tak..

  • Welcome to Our New Board Member Wendy Guarisco


    The Atlanta Dogwood Festival has welcomed Wendy Guarisco, founder of Guarisco Group, LLC, to its Board of Directors. Wendy has 30 years of experience as a communications and market..

  • 2017 Festival Dates


    Make sure you mark off the dates of the 81st Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival: April 7-9, 2017. See you next spring in Piedmont Park..

  • Dogwood Festival Welcomes New Board Members


    We’re thrilled to welcome Todd Gauthier and Mark Kramer to the Board of Directors. Todd has been with Wachovia Securities since 1996 and moved with the company to Atlan..

  • Hot Air Balloons Cancelled


    Due to unforeseen circumstances and in the interest of public safety, the festival has had to eliminate the tethered balloon ride program. We apologize for any inconvenience...

  • Directions and Parking


    The Atlanta Police Department will be heavily enforcing all illegal parking around Piedmont Park the weekend of the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Residential Parking fines have substan..

  • Party Like a VIP


    Get the best seat in the park! On Friday and Saturday from 7 to 10 pm, enjoy access to the VIP Tent, a great view of the stage and fireworks (Friday only), private bathrooms an..

  • Tickets to Backyard BBQ & Brews On Sale Now!


    Get ready to throw down at Backyard Barbecue & Brews on Saturday and Sunday afternoon during the festival. This popular ticketed area sells out every year, delighting atten..

  • Mimosa 5K Race Registration Now Open


    Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8 am in Piedmont Park *This is an AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. Nothing says happy anniversary like celebrating in t..

  • Introducing the 2015 Festival Image


    Bringing back an exciting element to the 79th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, two Atlanta artists have collaborated on this year’s official festival image. Attende..

  • Family Friday Tickets On Sale Now!


    The Atlanta Dogwood Festival welcomes families on opening day for Family Friday to enjoy special family-oriented entertainment on the Lake Clara Meer Stage. In the Meado..

  • Backyard BBQ & Brew Tickets On Sale NOW


    (http://www.dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2015) Click here (http://www.dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2015) to purchase tickets. Buy your tickets ea..

  • Seeking Restaurants for Backyard BBQ & Brews


    It’s a new tradition at a 79-year-old festival! The “Backyard Barbecue & Brews VIP Experience” is BACK this year and it is one of the best ways to enjoy t..

  • 2014 Artist Marker Award Winners


    The Atlanta Dogwood Festival is the city’s oldest fine arts festival, and it is made possible thanks to the hundreds of superb artists who comprise the Artist Market each yea..

  • Our official 2014 Program Guide is Online Now!


    Learn all about what's happening at the 78th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. From the 260 artists at this year's festival to the Coca-Cola Main Stage, we've got you covered fo..

  • Calling All Restaurants!


    We are thrilled to announce the addition of a new VIP event for the 2014 festival. An ideal fit for an outdoor event, Backyard Barbecue & Brews will be held in the meadow o..

  • 2013 Program Guide Online!


    We've got you covered! Check out this year's Program Guide. It has everything you need to know about this year's festival! http://www.dogwood.org/About ..

  • 2013 Artist Market


    Announcing the 2013 Atlanta Dogwood Festival Artist Market artists! Check out this year's participants, now available on our Artist Market page (http://www.dogwood.org/2013-artist-..

  • Dogwood Trees


    Do you have pictures of the dogwood tree you purchased at the festival? Send us your favorite picture of it and the year it was purchased to coordinator@dogwood.org and you may see..

  • Artist Applications are Now Open


    Artist Applications are now open for the 2013 Atlanta Dogwood Festival on Zapplication.org (http://www.zapplication.org/public_fair_preview.php?fair_id=2183) Visit the Artist A..

  • Thank You!


    It was another fantastic weekend at the 76th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. With beautiful weather that lasted all three days, thousands and thousands of visitors and an amazing ..

  • 2012 Program Guide Online!


    Click to view this year's Program Guide. It has everything you need to know about this year's festival! http://www.dogwood.org/About ..

  • Roberta Flack at the Festival--FREE TIX!


    The festival is delighted to announce the concert in the Meadow by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Roberta Flack (http://www.robertaflack.com/). Known for hits like “Killing ..

  • New Website!


    We are excited to announce that the Atlanta Dogwood Festival website has a brand new look! Come back and visit often as we share all of the exciting events planned for 2012...

  • Design the Next Dogwood Festival Poster!


    As the third oldest fine arts festival in the country, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival presents a commemorative poster each year. The 75th anniversary poster was created by none other..

  • Steve Penley 75th Anniversary Poster


    Due to popular demand we have gotten a second printing of our commemorative Steve Penley 75th anniversary poster. We are now selling it online on this site. To purchase your copy c..

  • Our 75th Anniversary was a Great Success!


    Thank you to everyone that came out to celebrate our 75th Anniversary! We could not have done it without all of our sponsors, media partners, volunteers, staff and of course you. I..