WHEN AND WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL?

Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30
Candler Park, Atlanta (Click here for directions)1500 McLendon Avenue, Atlanta GA 30307

MARTA!: Edgewood / Candler Park


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DO I NEED TICKETS? HOW MUCH ARE THEY?

Yes, tickets are required for entry. Admission tickets are free and available in advance at Freshtix.com or at the event entrance (subject to park capacity). Event space is limited and admission tickets are first-come/first-served. Early arrival is strongly suggested!

WHAT’S AN EVENT WRISTBAND & HOW MUCH ARE THEY?

Event Wristbands are required to purchase or consume alcohol at the event and guarantee event admission. Event wristbands are $10 in advance and available here.

WHY BUY AN EVENT WRISTBAND IN ADVANCE?

Event wristbands are required to purchase or consume alcohol at the event and guarantee event admission. This festival will reach capacity and only a limited number of admissions will be available at the event entrance – purchasing in advance guarantees your entry no matter your arrival time.

WHAT IS THE VIP EXPERIENCE?

Upgrade your day in the park with a reserved viewing area, private cash bars, comfort restroom facilities, and treats from our sponsors. VIP guests enjoy express entry and complimentary bike valet.

IS THERE A 5K THIS YEAR?

The Atlanta ContactPoint 5k will be held Saturday, May 30 at 10am and will start/end at Candler Park. To register, click here!

DO I HAVE TO BE CERTAIN AGE TO ATTEND? CAN I BRING MY CHILD?

All ages are welcome. Under 18 should be supervised by an adult.

IS THE EVENT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

Yes, all entrances to the park, vendor village, food court and main concert area are
wheelchair accessible.

ARE THERE ATM’s ON SITE?

Event wristbands, all bar transactions and most food trucks are CASH ONLY. ATMs are available at the event entrance, food court and concert field.

WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO GET TO CANDLER PARK?

We encourage concert goers to ride MARTA! Parking is extremely limited around the festival site. For drivers, please carpool and park only in clearly marked areas, being respectful to our Candler Park neighbors.Riding your bike? Park it in the bike valet area. It’s free! A valet attendant remains on duty throughout the event to park and monitor bikes. When you arrive, look for signs to direct you to the bike valet area. Then enjoy the festival knowing that your bike will remain secure. The Candler Park Music Fest worked with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to provide the service. We hope to reduce the event’s impact on traffic congestion and carbon emissions by supporting the bicycle transportation alternative.

WHAT’S PROVIDED AT THE FESTIVAL?

  • A full day of music!
  • Atlanta’s largest gathering of local food trucks
  • Portable toilets
  • Trash & recycling stations
  • ATMs
  • Food and beverage sales
  • Lost & found service
  • Safety and medical services

WHAT AM I ALLOWED TO BRING IN?

  • (1) sealed, plastic bottle of water per person
  • Personal soft backpack or bag (subject to search for prohibited items)
  • Blankets
  • Point-and-shoot digital cameras (with no detachable lens)

WHAT AM I NOT ALLOWED TO BRING IN?

  • Pets
  • Chairs of any kind
  • Framed backpacks or bags
  • Food or Beverages
  • Tents
  • Coolers or picnic baskets
  • Drugs
  • Weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Glass
  • Umbrellas of any kind

MAY I LEAVE AND RE-ENTER (IN AND OUT)?

Re-entry is permitted and free of charge for those still wearing their festival wristband IF space allows at that time. RE-ENTRY IS NOT GUARANTEED.

HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE IN THE ARTIST MARKET?

Candler Park Music & Food Fest will feature an expanded market of handmade goods, unique crafts and concert/music art. Please fill out this form to submit!