Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Arts Festival

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Spring Arts Festival: March 30-31, 2024
Sandy Springs Fall Arts and Craft Festival: September 28-29, 2024

Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM         Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Sandy Springs Artsapalooza will be held on March 30-31, 2024 (Easter weekend) This festival is a two-day outdoor festival bringing art to the streets of the city. Easter Egg hunt on Sunday at 2:00 PM.

The Fall Arts and Craft Festival will be held on September 28-29, 2024, in Sandy Springs, GA. With

The event will include a children’s play area, local musicians, interactive art stations, plus up to 125 arts and crafts participants in every discipline. The festival location is in the heart of Sandy Springs, near interstate access and all things Atlanta.

This event, hosted by AFFPS, is organized by artists for artists.


 

Directions & Parking

The Sandy Springs Artsapalooza and Fall Arts festival are located in the heart of Sandy Springs, near interstate access and all things Atlanta. The site is less than one mile from Interstate 285, Roswell Rd. exit.

Address:
6100 Lake Forrest Dr. NE,
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Parking

There will be designated parking for participants. Instructions will be sent prior to the event. There is room for trucks and trailers within a short walk to the festival.

Artist booths and site map

Artist booth assignments are sent by email to all participants in advance.
A map is handed out at check-in showing assigned spaces. Remember, booth assignments are subject to change. Please refer to the Site Map below.

 

Staff

Click Here For 2015 Calendar of Festivals

Founder/ Development/ Staff
Randall D. Fox
Sponsorship and Partnership – Deena Walter
Festival Directors – Jennifer Humphrey  and Brian Greene
Administration / Marketing – Jennifer Humphrey
Artist and Vendor Logistics  Management – Jennifer Humphrey /Irvine “Stretch” Hendershot
Logistics /Operations Manager – Risa Johnson
Logistics / Operations – Brian Greene
Website Design & Management – Brian Greene
Social Media – Courtney Robbins
Social Media – Jennifer Bennett
Equipment – Omar Neal

FOR PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Randall D. Fox
randallfox2003@yahoo.com
470-929-6095 (Text messages only)

INFORMATION/ Sponsorship/ Partnership:
Info@affps.com

PR / PRESS INQUIRIES 
Caren West / Chad Shearer
Caren West PR
404.614.0006 (PR Inquires only)
caren@carenwestpr.com
chadavid@carenwestpr.com

Email
randallfox2003@yahoo.com
(Note: for the quickest reply, use email.)

General Information for Artists

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Spring Arts Festival: April 8-9, 2023

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES FOR ARTSAPALOOZA:
Accept applications: September 25, 2022
Application deadline: March 1, 2023
Jury dates: March 2-3, 2023
Notification of acceptance: March 4, 2023  
Accept invitation & purchase deadline: March 22, 2023 
Wait List Released: March 23, 2023 (or as deemed necessary by the show)

Event Dates: April 8-9, 2023

Load-IN: April 7, 2023 (Friday evening 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM) 
*Limited set-up on Saturday 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM 

Sandy Springs Fall Arts and Craft Festival: September 23-24, 2023

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES FOR SANDY SPRINGS ARTS AND CRAFT FESTIVAL:

Accept applications: December 06, 2022
Application deadline: September 01, 2023
Jury dates: September 04-05, 2023
Notification of acceptance: September 07, 2023 
Accept invitation & purchase deadline: September 15, 2022 
Wait List Released: (as deemed necessary by the show)

Event Dates: September 23-24, 2023
Load-IN: September 22 (Friday evening 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)  and Saturday morning 09/23 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

FEES:
Application Fee: $30
Standard Booth Fee: $300 
Double Booth Fee: $600 (Limited Availability)
Booth Size: 10′ x 10′ or greater Corner Upgrade: $75 (Limited Availability)
Electricity: $100 (Limited Availability)

Rules/Regulations

1. The Festival provides only the ground space for exhibits. Each Exhibitor must provide and prepare his/her own displays. We require Exhibitors to use white top tents of EZ UP quality or higher. All tents must be weighted. Set up will be on pavement. Click here for info on Tent & Weight Compliance.
2. Prior to the Festival, Exhibitors will be notified of their site location and detailed set-up information. That information can be found on ZAPP. once it’s posted. Plan to set up your booth on Friday. 
3. After unloading Exhibitor vehicles must be moved to designated parking. Vehicles will not be permitted to remain in the exhibition space during the Festival, nor may they enter the Festival grounds until approved by the Festival Committee.
4. Exhibitors shall be responsible for obtaining any required licenses, permits or, approvals under state laws applicable to his/her activity at the Festival and for paying any taxes, sales taxes, fees or, other charges that may be applicable to any Exhibitor’s activity at the Festival.
5. The Festival is a rain or shine event. Cancellations must be made prior to the jury date must be made in written form and submitted by mail or email. By mail: send to P.O. Box 422571, Atlanta GA 30342. By email: to info@affps.com. No refunds will be given for cancellations after the due date or no-shows. Covid credits from previous years will remain on account until used.
6. The Festival reserves the right to cancel an Exhibitor’s contract. The Festival may require the Exhibitor to leave the Festival at any time if the Exhibitor is in violation of any rules and/or regulations stated herein.
7. Neither AFFPS nor its agents or representatives will be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur to the Exhibitor, the Exhibitor’s agents or representatives or his/her property from any cause whatsoever. Exhibitors should obtain, at their own expense, insurance against any loss, damage, or injury they may require.
8. All Artist Market merchandise must be original, handmade, and created by the Exhibitor. Reproductions must be clearly identified as such. Original art must occupy at least 50% of the artist’s space. Browse bins may occupy only minimal space and must be aesthetically pleasing and not obstruct patron flow. All artwork on display must be for sale.
9. Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.
10. Artists must be present with their work for the duration of the Festival. No commercial agents, dealers or, salespeople may operate an artist’s booth.

Click here to access Zapplication for this event : Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

Click here to access Zapplication for this event : Sancy Springs Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

Partnership/ Sponsorship

THANK YOU!

Our Partners’ commitment to the success of this event truly speaks volumes for their commitment to the metro Atlanta Arts community. We appreciate these fine folks, and hope you will support them as they are supporting you.

PLAN AHEAD!

It’s not too late to secure a partnership role for any of our events. We invite partners who support the arts and environment to participate at various levels. We understand the current economic challenges and allow combining direct financial support with in-kind services.

Partnerships support Artists!

A portion of this festival will benefit the new scholarship program being administered by the Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces, a 501(c)(3) organization supporting artists in need. As one of the fundraising components for Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building a stronger arts community. The GFPS provides scholarships for artists to help them with their artistic career. Additionally, funds will be provided to Georgia Lawyers for the Arts.

For Partnership Opportunities

Supporting the arts helps your business and community.
Supporting AFFPS art festivals helps you reach thousands of potential clients.
If you would like to participate in one of our events, please contact:
Randall Fox, Executive Director of AFFPS
Email: info@affps.com 

We will guide you through the simple process to welcome you and your staff and make your experience worthwhile.
We will provide a tent, table and chairs at the event.
Our team of specialists at The Event Shop will provide expert service to prepare your agreement.
We appreciate your investment!

PARTNERSHIPS SUPPORT ARTISTS!

This event will benefit select local artists who will be the recipient of a scholarship presented by the Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces. Artists need your help.