What is the schedule?

Suwanee Fest runs from 9am to 7pm on Saturday, and from 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. Stay tuned for the entertainment lineup being announced soon!

How do I become a vendor?

To view exhibitor rules, guidelines, and information on how to apply, please visit our vendor page.

Can entertainers sell CDs, t-shirts, or other merchandise?

Yes. A table is provided at the side of the stage for Suwanee Fest entertainers to greet the public and sell merchandise following their performance. Suwanee Fest does not receive any percentage from the merchandise sales by entertainers.

Are entertainers paid to perform at Suwanee Fest?

Suwanee Fest is a family festival with no admission charge. With approximately 50,000 attendees during the two-day event and free publicity, performing at Suwanee Fest is a tremendous opportunity for any entertainers looking to market their talent and increase their fan base. With that said, only the headline acts (which perform the last concert on each day of the event) are typically paid.

How are entertainment acts selected?

Anyone who would like to be considered for the entertainment line-up for Suwanee Fest must submit an application. The Entertainment Committee will make its selections in June and the schedule will be posted in August. Please note that we receive a large amount of applications each year and we have a limited number of performance slots. We try to provide a diverse lineup of entertainment for audience of all ages and interests. Therefore, preference is given to unique acts that fit well with that years theme as well as to those who have not performed at Suwanee Fest in the prior year. All selections and decisions by the Entertainment Committee are final.

Where are the activities, vendors and parking located?

Suwanee Fest is held at Suwanee Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave, Suwanee, GA 30024. Parking is available at the locations (Gwinnett Church, Shadowbrook Church, and Shawnee North Business Center). Check back soon for the completed map.

How does a business obtain a booth?

Suwanee Fest is an arts and crafts festival focused on handmade and hand-crafted items. However, businesses are welcome at the festival as a sponsor. Businesses may contact Amy Doherty at 770-904-3387 to sign up as a sponsor.

What time can vendors pack to leave?

In order to maintain the quality of the festival, we request that all vendors remain set up until the exhibitor area closes at 5pm on Sunday. Vendors will receive a packet giving them details regarding booth breakdown information and park exit instructions.

How much do the inflatable rides cost?

Rides and games will use tickets that can be purchased on site by cash or credit card. Tickets are approximately $1 each and most rides cost between $1 and $5. Prices and items are subject to change. Ride ticket sales will end 30 minutes prior to festival close on each day.

May I hand out flyers or promo items?

Suwanee’s handbill ordinance permits individuals to place a flyer in the hands of attendees; however, they may not be left on windshields of cars or in stacks sitting out in the park. If you want to market your company, join us as a sponsor to get even more exposure during the event.

What does it cost to attend?

Admission to Suwanee Fest is free! That being said, you will probably want to bring along some money with you to purchase a unique piece of artwork, food and drink, and tickets for inflatable rides for the kids.

Can I bring my pet?

While dogs on leashes are permitted at City of Suwanee parks, Suwanee Fest might not be the best place to bring Fido or Buddy. Typically, there are a lot of people and the day can get really warm. That being said, the decision is yours. Keep in mind that pets are permitted on the shuttle buses!

What if it rains?

Suwanee Fest is a rain or shine event. The festival is typically blessed with nice weather, but even if it rains, the festival – including the parade and entertainment – will go on. There is no rain date.

Where is Suwanee Fest held?

Each year, Suwanee’s “celebration of community” is hosted at Town Center Park, a beautiful 10- acre urban park located at the intersection of Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee, Georgia. The address for Town Center Park is 330 Town Center Ave, Suwanee, GA 30024

Will beer or wine be available?

You may purchase beer or wine from our Town Center merchants who are licensed to sell or from our vendors within the festival. You may not bring your own alcohol into Town Center Park.