When and where is the festival?
Friday, May 30: 4pm – 11pm ( Live Local Music & Food Truck Happy Hour)
Saturday, May 31: Noon – 11pm (All Day Music & Food Festival)
Candler Park, Atlanta (Click here for directions)
1500 McLendon Avenue, Atlanta GA 30307
MARTA!: Edgewood / Candler Park
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Are tickets required? Where do I get them?
The event is free to attend, but event wristbands are required for alcohol purchase/consumption and available for purchase at the gate.
Event Wristband Cost:
-Friday $5 (valid for both days)
-Saturday before 5pm $5
-Saturday after 5pm $10
Is there a 5k run this year?
- The Atlanta ContactPoint 5k will be held Saturday, May 31 at 10am and will start/end at Candler Park. To register, click here (http://www.atlcp.org/5k/ )
Do I have to be certain age to attend? Or does my child need a ticket?
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
Should I bring cash? Are their ATMs on site?
Event wristbands, all bar transactions and most food trucks are CASH ONLY. We have ATMs on site but encourage you to plan ahead with cash.
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.
In addition, Hailo, the world’s highest-rated taxi app, is partnering with us to give you discounted taxi rides. They work with licensed drivers across the Atlanta Metropolitan area to guarantee you a safe ride within minutes. Download the app at http://www.hailocab.com/atlanta and take $15 off your first Hailo ride using promo code ‘CANDLERPARK15′.
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 Candler Park Music & Food Festival?
- A full day of music!
- Atlanta’s largest gathering of local food trucks
- Portable toilets
- Trash & recycling stations
- 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)
- Point-and-shoot digital cameras (with no detachable lens)
What am I not allowed to bring in?
- Chairs of any kind
- Framed backpacks or bags
- Food or Beverages
- Coolers or picnic baskets
- Umbrellas of any kind
May I leave and re-enter (In & Out)?
Re-entry is permitted and free of charge for those still wearing their festival wristband.
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!
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