The Atlanta Dogwood Festival celebrates 81 years of tradition

PUBLISHED BY THE SIGNAL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Sophia Marchese, Arts & Living Staff Writer
April 4, 2017

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Photo Courtesy of Atlanta Dogwood Festival

On the weekend of April 7, Midtown’s Piedmont Park will once again overflow with Atlanta residents celebrating the spring season. The city greets the blooming of its iconic dogwood trees with the 81st Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival.

This highly-anticipated three-day event began in 1936 as an effort to raise international awareness for Atlanta by establishing a reputation for urbanization balanced with foliage and greenery… READ MORE

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