With just a little over a week to go, and on the heels of yesterday’s schedule announcement, we can’t wait for a weekend full of live music and good food at this year’s Candler Park Music and Food Festival! Before you go, here’s everything you need to know!


Festival tickets are exclusively available at www.candlerparkmusicfestival.com or Freshtix. All tickets are valid for both Friday, June 2 & Saturday, June 3. Ticket prices will increase on day of show, if available, so advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Ticket sales at the event gate are subject to availability. Single day tickets will not be sold.

Festival is Rain or Shine.  No refunds or exchanges.

General Admission:   $25.00

Friday & Saturday access to Candler Park festival grounds. All ages welcome. Tickets required for all attendees 12 or over. Under 12 admitted free with adult ticket-holder.

VIP:  $80.00 (21+ Only.  No minors admitted)

Friday & Saturday VIP access. Upgrade your weekend in the park with a VIP experience including express admission, reserved viewing area, private concessions, climate-controlled comfort restrooms, complimentary bicycle valet and treats from our sponsors. Must be 21+ for VIP area access – no underage exceptions.

Festival Hours and Location

Friday, June 2 4pm-11pm
Saturday, June 3 Noon-11pm
Candler Park, 1500 McLendon Avenue, Atlanta GA 30307

Lineup & Schedule

This year has a stellar lineup including headliners Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Matisyahu, Railroad Earth, Chelsea Shag, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Motet, Lake Street Dive and more! Full lineup and schedule here:

What To Bring

  • Personal soft backpack or bag (subject to search for prohibited items)
  • Blankets
  • Point-and-shoot digital cameras (with no detachable lens)
  • Empty Camelbaks & water bottles
  • Coozies
  • Festival / totem poles
  • Panchos / rain jackets

What NOT To Bring

  • Pets
  • Chairs of any kind
  • Selfie sticks
  • Umbrellas of any kind
  • Framed backpacks or bags
  • Food or Beverages
  • Tents
  • Coolers or picnic baskets
  • Drugs
  • Weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Glass


We encourage attendees to ride MARTA, and get off at the Edgewood/Candler Park stop! Parking in the area is extremely limited, so if you must drive, please carpool and park only in clearly marked areas, being respectful to the Candler Park neighbors.

Candler Park Festival has partnered with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to provide a free bike valet area for those wishing to ride their bikes. A valet attendant will remain on duty throughout the event to park and monitor bikes.

For a full list of FAQ’s and for more information, please visit candlerparkmusicfestival.com.


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