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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Marietta Museum of History to Host 28th Annual Marietta StreetFest – Sept. 21 & 22, 2019

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August 15, 2019

CONTACT: Jan Galt

jgalt@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA – This fall, the 28th annual Marietta StreetFest celebrates arts & crafts, family fun, live music and classic cars in historic Marietta Square. Held Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22, the outdoor event is presented by the Marietta Museum of History, and admission is FREE! 

Founded in 1991, the festival was expanded to a two-day event in 2017 and now draws more than 25,000 each year. Marietta StreetFest has been honored as a 2018 Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event.  

THE ARTS    Just the place to pick up something new and crafty, Artist Alley and Jewelry Row feature works from more than 75 vendors. Local and national artists offer handcrafted items like paintings, jewelry and pottery, as well a market-style items, such as jellies, jams and sauces. 

KIDS    Each year, Marietta StreetFest includes plenty of fun activities for kids. In Kids Korner and Tiny Tot Town, young festival attendees will find inflatables, crafts, games and more. Throughout the weekend, a variety of kid-friendly entertainment from puppets to a bubble show will delight audiences of all ages. A small fee applies to some activities.  

VINTAGE CARS    The 15th-annual Hubcaps and History Classic Car Show pops up within the square during Marietta StreetFest.  Displaying a wide variety of interesting and amazing classic cars, the show takes place on Saturday only and weather permitting. Multiple awards will be given along with one award for People’s Choice. The winners will be announced at the festival on Saturday at 3 p.m. 

MUSIC    Live music makes everything better, and StreetFest is thrilled to welcome the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival again this year. Musical performances in a variety of genres showcase local bands and singer/songwriters who offer original music while attendees relax on blankets and even enjoy a picnic lunch. www.grassrootsfest.com

WHEN    Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Certain features have limited hours:

Arts & Crafts Vendor Market: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kids Korner: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Hubcaps & History Classic Car Show: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Marietta Grassroots Music Festival: Saturday, 3 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.       

LOCATION    Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square

                      50 N. Park Square

                     Marietta, GA 30060

                     Free Festival Admission 

PARKING     Free on-street parking is available around Marietta Square. Additional parking is available in the decks located at Waddell and Lawrence streets, hourly rates apply.  

FEES        Attendance at Marietta StreetFest is free! Free admission to Marietta Museum of History during the festival weekend!

WHO     Established in 1992, the Marietta StreetFest is an annual fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History. Located just west of the square in the historic Kennesaw House, the Marietta Museum of History houses the largest collection of artifacts relating to Marietta and Cobb County’s history. 

Marietta StreetFest contact: Carolyn Morris 404-966-8497 

Festival Map & More Information: http://mariettastreetfest.com/ 


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