Emergency No Parking will be implemented in the neighborhoods surrounding the park during the Festival. The Festival's security team of Atlanta Police Officers will be strictly enforcing the emergency no parking zones, along with the standard no parking zones, via ticketing and/or towing.
Please help us be good stewards of the midtown neighborhoods by using the following alternative means to get to the Festival:
The nearest MARTA stations are Midtown and Arts Center, both located just a few blocks from Piedmont Park.
Upon exiting the Midtown Station, take 10th Street (east) towards Peachtree Street and continue on 10th until you reach Piedmont Avenue. Turn left on Piedmont Avenue and walk two blocks to the 12th and 14th Street entrances of Piedmont Park. Enter and proceed through the park towards the Meadow area.
Arts Center Station
Exit the Arts Center Station heading south on West Peachtree street for one block. Head east (left) on 14th Street for three blocks until you reach the 14th Street entrance to Piedmont Park. Enter and proceed through the park towards the Meadow area.
Bus - Routes 27
MARTA bus Route 27 (Lindbergh Station / Cheshire Bridge & Piedmont / Piedmont-Monroe / Midtown Station) runs by Piedmont Park. Click the route links above or below to get maps and bus schedules from the MARTA web site. For additional information call MARTA at 404-848-4711.
MARTA directions/map from the Piedmont Park website.
Piedmont Park entrances open to pedestrians and cyclists include:
- Park Drive Bridge (access Park Drive from Monroe Drive)
- 10th Street & Charles Allen
- Piedmont Avenue and 12th Street
- Piedmont Avenue and 14th Street
Please note that bicycles will not be allowed into the festival areas. Bike racks (self serve and unattended) will be available at the festival entrances for your use.
Official Parking for the Atlanta Arts Festival:
- Woodruff Arts Center:
Woodruff Arts Center
1180 Peachtree Street
- Sage Parking Facility
The new SAGE Parking Facility is now open and the surface lot at Piedmont Park is closed. The parking facility is operated by the Atlanta Botanical Garden, and is available for visitors to Piedmont Park and the Garden. Multi-Visit Parking Passes are now available. Purchase your pass. For a map showing the route to the Sage Parking Facility, visit the Piedmont Park website directions page.
Please note that a parking fee will be charged by the operators of the above parking decks.
The following Park entrances are wheelchair accessible: 12th Street gate, 14th Street gate, Charles Allen Drive gate, and Park Drive. The Magnolia Hall facility is also disabled-accessible.
Handicapped parking will be available on a first come first served basis, for those who display the appropriate government issued ADA decal, at the following parking areas: the new Sage Parking Facility, the Community Center surface lot (Piedmont north of 10th Street), and temporary spaces inside of Piedmont Park as designated by AAF.
The official sponsor hotel for the Atlanta Arts Festival 2012 patrons / guests is the:
|Melia Hotel Atlanta
590 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Patrons/guests will receive a special rate of $99 per night, plus tax. Parking in the hotel garage is $15 per day / night for self-parking and $20 for valet parking.
Make your reservations online or call 404-877-9000 (toll free 1-888-956-3542) and ask for the Atlanta Arts Festival public rate.