A portion of proceeds will go to the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
Wednesday, February 6
by Patch Staff CANDLER PARK — The SweetWater 420 Festival, one of Atlanta’s most eclectic events, returns to the neighborhood's namesake park from April 19th through 21st and will roll out with a fresh lineup of new offerings for 2013 in addition to its fan favorites. Here's the rundown on what's new for this year: Get in the know on all of the new additions to expect this year: VIP Tickets: For the first time in its history, 420 Fest will offer VIP tickets to festival patrons. Tickets will be valid for three-day festival admission into the VIP area with prices ranging from $120 pre-sale which will be held from Feb. 7th through the 28th, to $150 running March 1st throgh April 18th. VIP tickets will include a premier viewing area of the …
Residents support festival, but want stronger say to minimize impact on neighborhood.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Péralte Paul
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
As festivals go, the SweetWater 420 Fest, is a popular one, drawing scores of crowds to Candler Park for a three-day weekend party and raising the neighborhood's profile. But as popular as it is with some Candler Park residents and visitors, the festival, which is planning a return in April 19-21 in 2013, hasn't been problem-free. And those residents made their feelings known to SweetWater representatives Monday night at the December meeting of the Candler Park Neighborhood Organization. They spent some 90 minutes debating — at time heated issues concerning traffic, noise, public intoxication and urination, parking hassles and uneven police response and oversight. The neighborhood will make a formal vote at its Jan. 21 meeting on whether …