Fire in the Fourth Festival This Saturday, May 20th
A Curated Street Experience Featuring Live, Local Performances; History Presentations; Fire Games; Sculptures; Food, Drink and More
This Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 3 to 11 p.m.
Igniting for the third year, this year’s Fire in the Fourth festival is set for Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 3 to 11 p.m. Hailing the historic Great Atlanta Fire of 1917, which burned over 50 city blocks in the Old Fourth Ward, this year's fête will celebrate with a never-before-seen interactive installation of the 100-year history of Boulevard. The festival features blazing main stage music performances, fiery theatre performances, and a diverse offering of live, local musicians, dancers, visuals artists, circus performers and more. All proceeds from Fire in the Fourth will benefit the Old Fourth Ward Business Association’s beautification and public safety initiatives. The event is open to all ages and free to attend. For more information including the full list of attractions and/or to purchase VIP tickets, please visit www.fireinthe4th.com.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 beginning at 3 p.m.
The Fire in the 4th Festival is in heart of Atlanta ON Edgewood and Auburn Avenues BETWEEN Jackson Street and Boulevard.
The event is free for all ages and will be held no matter rain or shine. VIP Tickets are available for purchase for $60 until Friday, May 19, 2017 and are $70 on Saturday, May 20, 2017. For more information, directions or to purchase tickets visit http://www.fireinthe4th.com/.
SAMPLING OF ACTIVITIES:
Interactive Installation featuring 100 Years of Boulevard in Old Fourth Ward
Ride the Fire Bike Tour
Atlanta History Center Scavenger Hunt
Atlanta Fire Rescue Department
Kindezi School O4W
Imperial OPA Performers
Wicked Weed Brewing Tasting Tents
ChooseATL Photo Booth
Fire Skeeball by Fire on the Midway
3:00 PM > Imperial OPA Sideshow 4:30 PM > Sailing to Denver A unique spin on Roots-Rock Americana 6:00 PM > Soulhound Groove, Funk and R&B 7:00 PM > Seed & Feed Marching Abominable on Edgewoood Ave 8:00 PM > Wasted Potential Brass Band Fire themed covers 9:00 PM > Circus Combustus Fire Show with DJ Scot-o-matic 11:00PM > Fire in the Fourth burns out for 2017
VENDORS & RESTAURANTS:
Dogs on Wheels Cart on Edgewood
Genki Noodles & Sushi
King of Pops on Edgewood and Auburn Aves
Mix’d Up Burgers
Queen of Cream
The Sound Table
Avenue Edgewood Pizzeria
Edgewood Corner Tavern
Georgia Beer Garden
Mother Bar & Restaurant
Harolds Chicken & Ice Bar
Auburn Avenue from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Edgewood Avenue from 7 a.m.-3 a.m. on 5/21
Chamberlain Street from 7 a.m.-3 a.m. on 5/21
(Free) Parking Available:
At the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site lot off of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue NE
Street Parking on Edgewood Avenue from Boulevard to Krog Street
(Paid) Parking Available:
Lot - at corner of Edgewood Ave and Boulevard
Lot - at corner of Edgewood Ave and Hilliard
At Wheat Street Baptist Church at Auburn Avenue and Jackson Street
At Liberty Baptist Church at Chamberlin and Jackson Street
For additional options and a detailed map, visit http://www.fireinthe4th.com/get-here/.
RAIN OR SHINE:
This is a rain or shine event free for all ages.
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