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Go VIP at the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival 2017
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Go VIP at the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival 2017

Take on the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival like a true VIP. Brought to you by The Beacon Atlanta, the two-day experience will feature complimentary signature cocktails, Monday Night Brewing craft beers, wine and mouthwatering bites from some of Atlanta’s top restaurateurs. Lounge seating in a covered pavilion and private air-conditioned bathrooms will be provided in addition to interactive experiences and games presented by The Beacon Atlanta. All proceeds benefit the Grant Park Conservancy.

What To Expect

  • Two Fun-Filled Days Featuring Live Music, an Expansive Artist Market, Food Trucks, Craft Beer, a 5K Run, Farmers Market and Much More
  • Complimentary food, Monday Night Brewery beer and signature Summer Shade cocktails
  • Activities and games galore for all!
  • Access to private, air-conditioned restrooms, which may be worth $50 on its own
  • Lounge seating in a private pavilion (VIPs need not sit on the ground)
  • Souvenir cup

Scout Notes

With $87,000 raised by the Grant Park Conservancy at the 2016 event, the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will once again welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for two days of nonstop fun on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27, 2017. Presented by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend on two stages in addition to an expansive artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, and a dedicated VIP area courtesy of the Beacon Atlanta. Open to all ages and free to attend, the 15th Annual Summer Shade Festival will also have a diverse selection of local food trucks with offerings for all tastes, Monday Night Brewing craft beer, Bold Rock Cider, and Frida Khalo Tequila and Status Vodka cocktails and more.

And now you can experience this year’s Summer Shade Festival from the exclusive VIP Lounge, which includes a private pavilion with exclusive foodie goodness from some of the best that ATL has to offer. As if that weren’t enticing enough, you’ll also enjoy private air-conditioned restrooms (give a wave to those sad souls waiting in line for a porta-potty), misting stations to cool down from that summer heat, lounge seating—VIPs do not sit on the ground—and a souvenir cup and more. All proceeds from the VIP Lounge and the Summer Shade Festival go directly to the Grant Park Conservancy, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and enhancement of Grant Park.

About the Grant Park Conservancy:

The Grant Park Conservancy (GPC) is a non-profit, membership-based organization with a mission of protecting, enhancing and preserving Atlanta’s oldest park. At 131 acres, Grant Park is the fourth largest park in metro Atlanta. The Conservancy’s role is to spearhead and implement projects in the park that could not otherwise be undertaken by the city due to reduced staff and budget cuts. Visit www.gpconservancy.org for more information.

Additional details about the 2017 festival including the full performer lineup will be announced in the coming months. For the most up to date information, visit www.summershadefestival.org. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @GPSummerShade and Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerShadeFestival.

Benefiting:

The Grant Park Conservancy - a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and enhancement of Grant Park.

Parking:

Parking lots are available off Boulevard Avenue or off Cherokee Avenue. There will also be street parking along Cherokee Avenue, Park Avenue, Atlanta Avenue, Berne Street and Sydney Street. There will also be a free bike valet courtesy of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition.

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