Is The Dogwood Festival Worth a Day?

The Dogwood Festival is a great place to spend time with your family for a fun day in the big city.

People sit and enjoy a performance from a local band. Different bands played at the festival for advertisement  of their work.

Sav Simpson

People sit and enjoy a performance from a local band. Different bands played at the festival for advertisement of their work.

Sav Simpson, Staff Writer

The Dogwood festival is based around cultural art. As the Dogwood festival continued, the weather was perfect for a day of fun.
Sav Simpson
The Dogwood festival is based around cultural art. As the festival continued, the weather was perfect for a day of fun.

The 79th Annual Dogwood Festival was held on the green grasses of Piedmont Park this past weekend, April 10-12 which included different cultural representatives to theme park attractions. People played volleyball in the “active oval” center and walked around looking at beautiful pieces of art.

People sit and enjoy a performance from a local band. Different bands played at the festival for advertisement of their work.
Sav Simpson
People sit and enjoy a performance from a local band. Different bands played at the festival for advertisement of their work.

Local bands from around Atlanta and the surrounding area performed on the main stage in the middle of the park. Some of the bands included The Space Time Travelers, Lefty Williams Band, and The Cigar Store Indians. Different genres of music were represented at the festival which drew in a larger crowd.

Different flags represent countries at the festival. They handed out t-shirts, flags, and performed different cultural dances.
Sav Simpson
Different flags represent countries at the festival. They handed out t-shirts, flags, and performed different cultural dances.

Different booths were set up displaying different countries along with performances from their culture. All in all, the festival is a great activity to do with your family and friends. It includes cheap entertainment along with safe and innocent fun of all. If you missed it this year, then make plans to attend in 2016.

Art is a main aspect of the festival which appeals to many different cultures and outlooks. many people bought expensive pieces of art to take home and enjoy.
Sav Simpson
Art is a main aspect of the festival which appeals to many different cultures and outlooks. many people bought expensive pieces of art to take home and enjoy.