Know Before You Go


The weather during the Blue Stone Festival is forecasted to be perfect! Mostly sunny, with highs in the low 80s. 

In the event of inclement weather, we will announce updates on this page and on social media - Facebook.com/CitySprings

To receive alerts and important announcements while attending Blue Stone Arts & Music Festival, text SPRINGS to 67283. This code enrolls you in message notifications for 24 hours, so we encourage you to sign up when you arrive.



Due to anticipated heavy traffic and road closures, you should plan to use the FREE SHUTTLE that will run between Lake Forest Elementary School and the Blue Stone Festival throughout the event. 

Please only park in approved Parking Lots. If the Lake Forest Elementary parking lot is full, the next best parking lot is at Century Springs Office Park. 

ADA Parking is available in the City Springs Parking Deck. 

Learn more about Getting to the Festival



Friday, September 29: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • City Green & Sports Zone: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
  • South Stage: 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
  • Kids Zone & Artist Market: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 30: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

  • City Green: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
  • South Stage, Sports / Kids Zone, & Artist Market: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Learn more about the Music Schedule



Bring your own picnic, purchase from one of the nearby restaurants, or check out the festival vendors. 

View the list of Food Trucks 

Only alcoholic beverages sold on site are allowed. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at the outside bar stations and CityBar. 

To order a beverage from the bar station, drink tickets are required. The price per ticket is $4, and drinks cost between 1-3 tickets each. 

Drink Ticket & Bar Locations are shown on the Festival Map

Learn more about Drink Tickets 



For the safety of both pets and people, we ask that you leave your pets at home. Service animals are permitted. 



ADA Parking is available in the City Springs Parking Deck. 

  • Use West Entrance (directions below)
  • ADA parking is allowed in "Valet Parking Only" spaces. 
  • To access the parking garage (Please use West Entrance)
    • From Johnson Ferry Rd, turn onto Sandy Springs Circle
    • Turn left on Galambos Way
    • The parking garage entrance will be on your right. 



Is it free?

  • The event is free to attend.
  • All performances on City Green and South Stage are free.  
  • Kids Zone - A $15 wristband gives you unlimited access to the inflatables and rides. 
  • Items will be available for purchase, including at the Artist Market, Food Trucks, etc. 

What should I bring?

  • It is forecasted to be sunny! Be sure to drink lots of water & bring/wear sunscreen. 
  • Wear comfortable shoes. The walk from the City Green to the South Stage is 0.3 miles long. The walk from Century Springs Office Parking Lot to the Festival is 0.6 miles.
    • Staff will be utilizing golf carts during the festival and will not be able to give rides to attendees.

Can I bring table / chairs? 

  • Blankets, lawn chairs (low back chairs preferred) are allowed.
  • Umbrellas are not allowed on the City Green & South Stage areas. 
  • No tents. No pop-up tents, tarp tents, or canopy tents.
  • No outside tables. Please do not move existing bistro tables and chairs on the plaza.

Can I bring my kids?

  • The Blue Stone Festival is a family-friendly event. It features a Kids Zone and many performances are intended for families. 
  • The Kids Zone will feature inflatables and rides. A $15 wristband gives you unlimited access to the inflatables and rides. 
  • Family Entertainment will be performed on the South Stage on Saturday morning, September 30.
  • Family Entertainment includes:  

Can I bring my dog?

Pets are only allowed at the Blue Stone 5K9

For the safety of both pets and people, we ask that you leave your pets at home during the festival. Service animals are permitted. 

Where are the restrooms?

  • Restrooms & porta-potties are available throughout the festival & approved parking lots. ADA restrooms are available at all locations. 
  • Indoor restrooms are available in the building on Mt. Vernon Hwy or in City Hall. 
  • Porta-potties are available:
    • At the Lake Forest Elementary School Parking Lot 
    • At the Century Springs Office Parking Lot 
    • Near the Byers Theatre. 
    • Near the Sports Zone, on the east side. 
    • Near the Kids Zone / South Stage, on Hildebrand Dr. 
  • View the Festival Map 

Can I bring my drone? 

  • Drones are not permitted.

Are there any road closures? 

  • Yes! Learn more about Road Closures 
  • Customers will be able to access the Springs Landing Shopping Center (Brooklyn Café). 
  • Residents of Blue Stone Lofts, the Aston, and other neighboring apartments will be able to access their parking garages.