Friday, April 3, 2009

Inman Park Spring Festival and Tour of Homes - Atlanta, GA - April 24-26, 2009

Friday through Sunday, April 24-26, 2009

/PRNewswire/ -- Inman Park 38th Annual Spring Festival - Tour of Homes: Atlanta's eclectic and revered Inman Park Spring Festival will happen Friday, April 24 (hour tour only on Friday) through Sunday, April 26, offering food, music, fun, the city's largest street market, its most outrageous parade - voted Atlanta's Best Neighborhood Parade by Atlanta Magazine - and a home tour that includes Victorian-era treasures, Craftsman Bungalows, contemporary gems, and stunning renovations. Mark your calendar...this is Atlanta's best block party! Don't miss it.

-- Atlanta's largest Street Market, offering 200 booths of antique
furniture to handcrafted wares.
-- A juried Arts and Crafts Show, including more than 100 of the
Southeast's finest artists displaying a wide variety of sculpture,
photos, paintings, and mixed-media.
-- The city's quirkiest and most colorful Parade, led by the Inman Park
Butterfly, followed by floats, bands, art cars, politicians, drill
teams, Kelly's Seed and Feed Marching Abominables, clowns, jugglers,
and many more. (Parade begins at 2:00 p.m. on Sat. April 25th.)
-- Parade Grand Marshal will be Frederick Law Olmstead, visionary
landscape architect and genius behind many of Atlanta's great green
-- A Tour of Homes featuring elegant, turn-of-the-century Victorian
homes, bungalows, contemporary designs and modern interpretations of
traditional styles. For a complete list, visit our website
( Tour hours are 12-4 on Friday, and 12-6
on Sat. and Sun. This year will feature nine homes that have never
been on tour before, including one of the oldest residences in
-- Live Entertainment - including rock-n-roll, blues, swing, jazz, folk,
bluegrass, world music. Featured acts will include Ike Stubblefield,
Cowboy Envy, Randall Bramblett, and Michelle Malone. Includes a stage
sponsored by WONDERroot, an Atlanta-based non-profit arts organization
committed to uniting artists and community to inspire positive social
-- Inman Park Dance Festival - a festival of classical and contemporary
dance at the Trolley Barn
-- Children's Activities Area returns to Springfield Park with
inflatables, face-painting, and more.

-- A wide variety of Food, Beverages and Beer on sale throughout the

TICKETS: Admission to all festival events is FREE. Tour of Homes tickets are available in advance for $15, and onsite for $20. Tickets can be purchased online at

Friday, April 24, Noon - 4:00pm (House Tour Only)

Saturday, April 25, 11:00 - 8:30pm (Parade begins at 2:00 p.m.)

Sunday, April 26, 11:00 - 7:00pm

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