The Smyrna Spring Jonquil Festival presented by Superior Plumbing features over 175 Arts & Crafts booths, 20 food booths, an entertainment stage, and a variety of children’s activities. The Jonquils will be in bloom in the midst of springtime in Smyrna. Bring the family and shop, play, eat, drink and just have a great day together.
Artisans from all over the southeast feature their own hand-made crafts, paintings, clothing, furniture, jewelry and much more. The festival foods include cotton candy, candy apples, corn dogs, hand-dipped ice cream, snow cones, polish sausage, chicken sandwiches, and BBQ. The huge interactive children’s area includes big and small inflatable activities, sand art, and more. So whether it’s your child or the child in you, there are plenty of food and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
NEW FOR 2019
Jurassic Kingdom will have audiences roaring with excitement! Not only do patrons get to experience life like dinosaurs in ACTION, but they also have the opportunity to touch and interact with them throughout the show! Meet fantastic characters such as Terry the talking, comical pterodactyl, Jack – a 2-month-old Brontosaurus & many more!
Master of The Chainsaw: Brian Ruth – Brian Ruth, “Master of the Chainsaw”, will transform a raw, 2-foot long log into a true work of art with only a chainsaw. Ruth has been carving sculptures with a chainsaw for more than 20 years.
Returning in 2019
K-9’s In Flight are the country’s top premier K9 Sports entertainers, with over 15 years of professional experience. They have dazzled fans all across America and beyond. Audiences of all ages will be entertained by this non-stop, action-packed performance showcasing the top amazing K-9 sports, including high jump and Frisbee all in a fun, high-flying atmosphere.
RoboCars are unique and fun brightly colored, life-size, transforming robot vehicles currently featuring Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, and Tractors. Operator driven, they walk and drive creating endless excitement and photo opportunities for the whole family.
Peter Hart’s puppet show appeals to everyone in the audience with unique marionettes and puppet characters that sing, dance, juggle, play fiddle, break apart and come back together, squirt water, and are even launched by catapult across the stage! Patrons will enjoy interacting with Peter & his puppets through musical and comical performances.
Kids and adults alike will be thrilled to hear Scott Thompson of Peachtree Station performing all the songs you know and love on the Veteran’s Memorial grand lawn adjacent to the Spring Jonquil Food Court. Bring a blanket, sing-a-long, and relax in a beautiful setting with the family.
The Jonquil Jog will kick the festival off Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m., with the 5K Run/Walk. The jog will be held at the City of Smyrna Municipal Building next to the Village Green (registration required call 770-319-5401 or online at www.smyrnacity.com).
The festival hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, April 27, and noon – 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 28. Admission is FREE.
The festival is a wonderful experience for the whole family! The Village Green is located just off I-75 to Exit 260 (Windy Hill Rd.) head west approximately 3 miles to Atlanta Rd., turn left onto Atlanta Rd. and the festival will be one mile on the right. For more information call Tod Miller or Bill Watson at 770-423-1330.