Festival LocatioN

Piedmont Park,  Atlanta’s “Common Ground” since 1904, is located approximately 2 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. The park runs along 10th Street (a block west of 10th & Monroe Avenue to a block east of 10th & Piedmont Avenue) and Piedmont Avenue(12th & Piedmont to just before 15th & Piedmont) in midtown Atlanta. The park is open daily from 6:00 am until 11:00 pm.


The nearest MARTA stations are Midtown and Arts Center, both located just a few blocks from the Park.

Upon exiting the Midtown Station, take 10th Street 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 gates of Piedmont Park. (or you can continue walking on 10th Street and the park will soon be on your left side).

Exit the Arts Center Station heading south on West Peachtree street for one block. Head east (go left) on 14th Street for three blocks until you reach the 14th Street entrance to the Park.

For additional information visit www.itsmarta.com or call MARTA at 404.848.5000.Click to learn about the Breeze Card.


Park entrances open to pedestrians and cyclists include:

  • Park Drive Bridge (access Park Drive from Monroe Drive)
  • 10th Street & Charles Allen (park runs along 10th Street from just west of Monroe Drive on 10th Street to a block short of Piedmont Avenue & 10th Street)
  • Piedmont Avenue & 12th Street
  • Piedmont Avenue & 14th Street


Parking in and around the park is very limited. Park visitors are strongly encouraged to utilize public transportation. If you drive, you may wish to download our map showing the route to the new SAGE Parking FacilityGet directions to Piedmont Park.

The SAGE Parking Facility is now open and the surface lot at Piedmont Park has been returned to green space. The parking facility is operated by the Atlanta Botanical Garden and is available for visitors to Piedmont Park and the Garden.

Daily parking rates are:

Drop-off period (0 – 30 minutes)                       no charge
Each additional 30 minutes                                $ 1.00
Maximum daily rate                                              $15.00


The following park entrances are wheelchair accessible: 12th Street Gate; 14th Street Gate; Charles Allen Drive Gate; Park Drive. In addition, the following buildings and areas are disabled-accessible: Piedmont Park Conservancy Offices; Magnolia Hall; Piedmont Park Conservancy Community Center; Visitors Center; Tennis Center and Oak Hill.