A Festival with a Mission - Roswell Arts Festival

52nd Annual 

Roswell Arts Festival

September 15 & 16 | Historic Town Square - 610 Atlanta St. | 10am to 5pm

www.roswellartsfestival.com

Fine Arts, original crafts, a fun lineup of entertainment and children’s activities capture the interests of all who attend.  A variety of food trucks will be on site to satisfy hungry appetites.  Access to the festival is easy and visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle running from City Hall to Town Square. The shuttle will be running for the duration of the festival and will have space for your purchases.


Held annually the 3rd weekend of September, this local tradition is presented by the Roswell Recreation Association, an all-volunteer group, which raises funds to benefit the Recreation & Parks programs. You might call it a Festival with a Mission. 

THE MISSION OF THE ROSWELL ARTS Festival from the beginning has been on promoting the arts as an important part of community life and on raising funds for recreational needs of Roswell citizens.  Since 1966, this group has given over one million dollars for those recreational needs.


Among its early projects, the Association built Roswell’s first tennis courts, a little league field, and paid part of the salary for Roswell’s first Recreation and Park Director’s salary.  In 1966, the Association began the Roswell Arts Festival, the first arts festival held north of the Chattahoochee River, as a way to promote arts in Roswell and raise funds for recreation needs. 


The festival became so successful that it is the only fundraising initiative of the Association. Over the years, the more than $1 million raised has been used to help purchase park land, playground equipment, spraygrounds, meditative gardens, and many other projects that have benefitted residents of all ages in Roswell.  



New roof/cover for blacksmith area/Art Ctr West (2017)

Serenity garden at Roswell Area Park (2016)

Adaptive field at Waller Park Extension (2015)

Therapeutic pool at Adult Recreation Center (2014)

Outdoor fitness equipment at Roswell Area Park (2012)

Shade covers at sprayground, various playgrounds (2010)

Easels for visual arts program at ARC (2009)

Support activities Friends of Roswell Parks (2008)

Riverside Sprayground (2006-2009)

52nd Annual

Roswell Arts Festival

September 15 & 16 | Historic Town Square - 610 Atlanta St. | 10am to 5pm

www.roswellartsfestival.com

Fine Arts, original crafts, a fun lineup of entertainment and children’s activities capture the interests of all who attend. A variety of food trucks will be on site to satisfy hungry appetites. Access to the festival is easy and visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle running from City Hall to Town Square. The shuttle will be running for the duration of the festival and will have space for your purchases.

Held annually the 3rd weekend of September, this local tradition is presented by the Roswell Recreation Association, an all-volunteer group, which raises funds to benefit the Recreation & Parks programs. You might call it a Festival with a Mission.

THE MISSION OF THE ROSWELL ARTS Festival from the beginning has been on promoting the arts as an important part of community life and on raising funds for recreational needs of Roswell citizens. Since 1966, this group has given over one million dollars for those recreational needs.

Among its early projects, the Association built Roswell’s first tennis courts, a little league field, and paid part of the salary for Roswell’s first Recreation and Park Director’s salary. In 1966, the Association began the Roswell Arts Festival, the first arts festival held north of the Chattahoochee River, as a way to promote arts in Roswell and raise funds for recreation needs.

The festival became so successful that it is the only fundraising initiative of the Association. Over the years, the more than $1 million raised has been used to help purchase park land, playground equipment, spraygrounds, meditative gardens, and many other projects that have benefitted residents of all ages in Roswell.

New roof/cover for blacksmith area/Art Ctr West (2017)

Serenity garden at Roswell Area Park (2016)

Adaptive field at Waller Park Extension (2015)

Therapeutic pool at Adult Recreation Center (2014)

Outdoor fitness equipment at Roswell Area Park (2012)

Shade covers at sprayground, various playgrounds (2010)

Easels for visual arts program at ARC (2009)

Support activities Friends of Roswell Parks (2008)

Riverside Sprayground (2006-2009)

Leita Thompson Memorial Garden (2002)

Playground equipment at Chatt River Park (2002)

Furnishing and equipment at ARC (2001)

Construction of Adult Recreation Center (2000)

Purchase of Trust for Public Land prop. along C. River (1998)

Purchase of property for Grimes Bridge Park (1997)

Purchase of property for athletic field (1997)

Don White Memorial improvemnts/Hembree Pk (1996)

Visual Arts Center Donation (1996)

Start-up donation for Roswell Trail System (1994)

Donation for Visual Arts Center (1992)

Parks Master Plan (1992)

Site Plan for Sloan Street Park (1992)

Carpeting for Physical Activity Center (1992)

Matching funds construction of Phy. Act. Cntr. (1987-1988)

East Roswell Pk: playground and six athletic fields (1984)

Renovation of old Mill Dam and Vickery Creek Park (1982)

Purchase 9.37 additional acres @Roswell Park (1978)

Bicentennial renovations of Historic Town Square (1976)

Construction of an athletic field at Roswell Park (1976)

Equipping Roswell Area Park Pool (1975)

Purchase of 63 acres for Roswell Area Park (1968-1969)

Funds for 1st Recreation and Parks Master Plan (1968)

Construction of Waller Park (1967) Thompson Memorial Garden (2002)

Playground equipment at Chatt River Park (2002)

Furnishing and equipment at ARC (2001)

Construction of Adult Recreation Center (2000)

Purchase of Trust for Public Land prop. along C. River (1998)

Purchase of property for Grimes Bridge Park (1997)

Purchase of property for athletic field (1997)

Don White Memorial improvements/Hembree Pk (1996)

Visual Arts Center Donation (1996)

Start-up donation for Roswell Trail System (1994)

Donation for Visual Arts Center (1992)

Parks Master Plan (1992)

Site Plan for Sloan Street Park (1992)

Carpeting for Physical Activity Center (1992)

Matching funds construction of Phy. Act. Cntr. (1987-1988)

East Roswell Pk: playground and six athletic fields (1984)

Renovation of old Mill Dam and Vickery Creek Park (1982)

Purchase 9.37 additional acres @Roswell Park (1978)

Bicentennial renovations of Historic Town Square (1976)

Construction of an athletic field at Roswell Park (1976)

Equipping Roswell Area Park Pool (1975)

Purchase of 63 acres for Roswell Area Park (1968-1969)

Funds for 1st Recreation and Parks Master Plan (1968)

Construction of Waller Park (1967)