Sunday, September 2, 2012
The festival will take place at the historic Roswell Square on Sept. 15-16.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
The success of the Roswell Arts Festival has inspired the organizing committee to update the logo as they celebrate 46 years of art and community service. Creating the logo was not an easy task and it had to be done in time to release in promotional materials for the 2012 festival. The committee wanted the logo to convey the vibrancy of the arts and capture the fun of the festival. After several versions, the new logo (shown in this article) was established and is now being showcased in many ways. The committee is extremely proud of the festival and the funds it has raised to help our community. Over $882,000 from the Arts Festival has supported recreation and parks in Roswell. The event is sponsored each year by the Roswell Recreation …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The upcoming Roswell Arts Festival is expected to draw 10,000 people - many of them tourists to Roswell. With tourism meaning big revenue in Georgia, the Roswell parks department is capitalizing on sporting events, bridge tournaments and festivals.
Next month, the Roswell Arts Festival could draw 10,000 people or so to the town square. In addition to buying art, festival goers will probably spend money elsewhere in Roswell, benefiting local businesses. That’s what festival organizers are banking on, anyway. And it’s why Roswell’s parks department has joined cities across the nation in leveraging events and festivals to draw people into town and boost tourism spending. Throughout the year, there are also lacrosse and baseball tournaments, gymnastics meets, bridge tournaments and a number of festivals at Roswell’s three historic homes – Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation. “All these events are causing people to spend money in Roswell. There’s no doubt about that,” said …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Can you help sponsor one of the Roswell Recreation and Parks Department's most important fundraisers?
The Roswell Arts Festival, one of the Roswell Recreation and Parks Department's most important fundraisers, is currently seeking sponsors for the Sept. 15-16 event. Headed into its 46th year, the event has raised close to $1 million for local parks, said Roswell Councilwoman Nancy Diamond in a letter to supporters. Some of the largest projects funded with money raised at the event include the Riverside Park Sprayground and the purchase of parkland where Roswell Area Park is now located. Over the years the festival has grown larger, attracting art enthusiasts from all over the metro area. There are three suggested levels of sponsorships: Gold $500, Silver $250 and Bronze $100, but donations of any amount are welcome. To support the Sept. 15…