How do I get there?
Grant Park is just minutes from downtown Atlanta and less than a mile from Turner Field. Parking is limited. Please consider taking MARTA.
King Memorial station on the blue/green rail line is the closest train station. You can also take Bus #32 from the Five Points MARTA station to the Park.
Off of Interstate 20, Take Exit 59A (Boulevard) and proceed south 0.5 mile. Grant Park will be on your right.
Off Interstate 75/85, take Exit 246 (Fulton Street) and drive east on Fulton Street. Turn right at Capitol Avenue. Follow Capitol to first light, turn left on Georgia Avenue. Georgia Avenue ends at Grant Park
Parking is very limited. There be street parking along Cherokee Avenue, Park Avenue, Atlanta Avenue, Berne Street and Sydney Street. Parking or driving inside Grant Park or on the grass is not permitted.
There will be ample port-a-potties available throughout the festival, and the Grant Park restrooms are located towards the south end of the park, near the Family Fun Zone.
Can I bring my awesome pet?
No, sorry. Your pet is really cool though!
What if I get injured?
There is an EMT on hand to handle any injuries or medical emergencies that may occur during the festival.
Okay, but what about the kids? What does the festival have to offer for them?
Children of all ages can enjoy the Family Fun Zone. The Family Fun Zone provides plenty of activities and music for little ones. Don’t worry- we’ll keep the kiddos entertained!
Sign up and compete against some of the strongest talent in Atlanta. Teams must cook ribs, chicken, and pork. Contest takes place May 6th-7th. For attendees, competitors will NOT be serving samples during the competition. If you are nice though, they might serve some of their sweet treats when the competition closes on Saturday afternoon!