Event Information

Marietta StreetFest 2019

Glover Park, Marietta Square, 50 N. Park Square
Marietta, Georgia (South)

Event Dates: 9/21/19 - 9/22/19
Application Deadline: 6/20/19 Midnight EST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application/Jury Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary

The 28th annual Marietta StreetFest held each September is an annual tradition and fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History. The festival is a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society and draws an estimated 35,000 people to the Marietta Square each year.

The beautiful park square is the perfect place for patrons to browse the arts and craft booths, stroll down auto alley during the Hubcaps and History Car Show and enjoy the many free activities in the Kid's Korner.  The festival continues into the evening with the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival featuring singers and songwriters.

General Information
Located just 15 miles northwest of Atlanta, Marietta serves as the county seat in progressive and affluent Cobb County Georgia. Marietta Streetfest is located in and around the renovated Marietta Square/Glover Park, surrounded by local sidewalk service restaurants, museums and plentiful parking. This artist friendly festival has been in the same location since 1991.

September 21, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and September 22, 2019, 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Art, crafts and market goods (soaps, lotions, candles, prepackaged dips etc.)-all must be handcrafted.  Resale or wholesale (buy/sell) are not permitted.  No manufactured, imported items or raw materials will be allowed.  All work will be reviewed by a jury team.
Generous booth space and storage behind booth
Limited to 90 artists
Drive in access for load-in/out
Extensive corner booths
Great festival layout/traffic flow
Booth sitters 
Overnight security
Veteran promoter onsite at all times during the festival
Continental breakfast and snacks
Ample patron parking 
Extensive marketing and promotions

Those not accepted into the show (because of limited booth spaces) will be placed on a waitlist and will be notified as spaces become available.  Once selected from the waitlist, payment must be made prior to set up.. Anyone not wishing to be on the list can request to be removed from the list.

ARTIST:  The artist must arrive on time and stay for the duration of the festival.  No agents, dealers, or representative may attend in place of the artist.  Only one artist may display in a booth unless the work produced is a collaboration of two artists.

Four (4X6 photos ONLY), 3 - actual work and 1 – outdoor booth display.

Parking is available and all participants must park in the designated parking area Vehicles are NOT permitted in the festival area during festival hours.  All vehicles must be removed from the festival area 1 hour before the festival begins. 

Management provides after hour security for the festival with the understanding that Creative Event Specialists, LLC, the Marietta Museum of History and the City of Marietta will not assume any liability for lost, stolen or damaged items.
The exhibitor is responsible for collecting and paying all Georgia sales tax and any additional applicable city, county and federal taxes.  Sales tax in Cobb County is 6%.

Booth Information
Application deadline            June 20
Notification-Jury decision    June 28 
Zapplication payment due    July 15
Festival details sent              September 6

Artists must furnish their own tent, display tables & skirting.  All displays must be designed, constructed and operated in good taste.  Displays, sales and promotional activities must be confined to artist’s assigned space.  Tent weighting is required-all booths are located on the street. Power is only available in a limited number of predetermined areas and must be requested for consideration on the application.  

Saturday, September 21th, 4:300 a.m.– 8:00 a.m.  Friday set-up is not available. 

Tear down may begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday; however, vehicles are NOT permitted in the festival area until 5:30 p.m.  All booth items and vehicles must be out of the festival site area by 7:00 p.m. on Sunday.  The streets will reopen at 7:00 p.m.

Non-refundable Jury/application  -  $25.00: If payment is made by check, payment MUST be received within 1 weeks of the application date and all payments must be received by the jury date. Checks made payable to CES.
10 X10 - $175.00
10 X 20 - $350.00 
Charge for a returned check is $35.00.
Refunds will not be issued after July 29, 2019.
Sales tax rate in Cobb County is 6%. Artists are solely responsible for collecting, reporting and paying all sales tax collected. Sales Tax forms will be available onsite, if needed.  The jury check will be deposited when the application is processed and the booth check (if accepted) will be deposited after the jury process is complete.    Those artists not accepted into the show (because of limited booth spaces) will be placed on a waitlist and will be notified as spaces become available (from “like” category).  Checks will only be deposited if space is found. Applications will not be processed without full payment and photos.  No refunds will be given for the cancellation of the event due to inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control.

Acceptance notification will be sent via email by June 28, 2019.  Booth location & set up information will be sent by September 6, 2019.  
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