More than 160 artists from around the country live music, literary events, theater, dance and a parade are all part of the 24th annual Decatur Arts Festival set for Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 27.

Presented by the Decatur Arts Alliance, the festival includes art and artists from all disciplines and features hands-on participatory art as well as demonstrating and performing arts. All events are free. The weekend actually kicks off with the Art Walk on Friday, May 25, night from 5 to 10 p.m. with special events and artists at local galleries and businesses in Downtown Decatur.

The Artists Market will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, while live music will be staged on the community banstand on the square featuring Doria Roberts, The Bonaventure Quartet, David McCoy and The Coming Attractions, Blue Moon and more. To see a full line-up of events, visit

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.